Churchill expert David Lough will discuss and sign copies of his new book, My Darling Winston: The Letters Between Winston Churchill and His Mother
at a University Club luncheon on Friday, May 17th at 12 noon.
This is a ticketed luncheon. For more information, or to make your reservation, please call The Book Stall at 847-446-8880. Can't make it to the event? Call us at 847-446-8880 and we are happy to arrange to get an autographed copy of My Darling Winston for you!
My Darling Winston is an edited collection of the personal letters between Winston Churchill and his mother, Jenny Jerome, between 1881--when Churchill was just six--and 1921, the year of Jenny's death. Many of these intimate letters-- between two gifted writers--are published here for the first time, and the exchange of letters between mother and son has never before been published as a correspondence.
A significant addition to the Churchill canon, My Darling Winston traces Churchill's emotional, intellectual, and political development as confided to his primary mentor, his mother. As well as providing a basic narrative of Jenny's and Winston Churchill's lives over a forty-year period, My Darling Winston tells the story of a changing mother-son relationship, characterized at the outset by Churchill's emotional and practical dependence on his mother, but which is dramatically reversed as her life begins to disintegrate tragically towards its end.
David Lough studied history at Oxford University. After a career in finance, his first book was No More Champagne, a Wall Street Journal and The Times of London Best Biography of the Year. He lives in England.
Please note: The Club adheres to a no denim and no athletic wear dress code at this particular event. If you are bringing a guest please make sure to share this policy with them.
My Darling Winston is an edited collection of the personal letters between Winston Churchill and his mother, Jenny Jerome, between 1881--when Churchill was just six--and 1921, the year of Jenny's death.