The Last Lion

Co-author and designated literary heir Paul Reid picks up the banner dropped by William Manchester at his death in 2004 and brings to an elegant and stirring conclusion the massive three-volume biography of Winston Churchill begun some thirty years prior. Encompassing both the pinnacle and nadir of Churchill's power, this book is a fitting capstone to two unprecedented lives -- those of subject and biographer.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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