Upcoming Book on Churchill by Erik Larson: ‘Downton on Downing’

Erik Larson, author

A master of narrative fiction, Erik Larson is presently working on a new book about Winston Churchill’s first year as prime minister, when Britain faced its gravest threat. The author is using newly available sources, including recently declassified files and personal diaries. Larson calls it “a kind of Downton on Downing.” To learn more about the tentatively titled The Splendid and the Vile, click on the link below to go to the publisher’s website.

via Crown Acquires New Erik Larson Book On Churchill During The Blitz | Penguin Random House

Read Intimate Accounts from Those who Worked in Churchill’s Underground Bunker During WW II

joyhunter-xlarge_trans++Imq0gSBkzcH_-jHFXstKOOPHi_e1tpOIk75CAYQiDp0.jpgThe Secrets of Churchill’s War Rooms, a new book by Jonathan Asbury, draws on the intimate accounts of those who worked in the underground bunker during World War II. Among those interviewed, Joy Hunter, now a 91-year-old great grandmother of eight.

To read the entire article in the Telegraph, click on the source link below.

Source: Secrets of the underground bunker where Churchill won World War Two

BOOK REVIEW: PBS Masterpiece Drama is Based on Jonathan Smith’s book, The Churchill Secret KBO

This Sunday, September 11, PBS will air Churchill’s Secret, the long-awaited drama about Churchill’s stroke and recovery in 1953. This well done dramatization is based on the novel The Churchill Secret KBO by Jonathan Smith.

Click on the link below to read the full review of the novel by Robert Courts for The Churchill Centre.
Finest Hour Books, Arts & Curiosities – The Churchill Secret KBO

Churchill’s Secret: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 8/7c. on MASTERPIECE, PBS.

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