Including a historic account of the circumstances surrounding Churchill’s death and a summary of the reactions of a mourning world, with statement by famous world figures on the greatness of Churchill. From his birth at Blenheim Palace to leadership of Britain during the dark days of the Second World War and his final years–a special commemorative biography prepared by The New York Times. Excerpts from Churchill’s immortal speeches and writings illustrating the inspiration, the humor and the power which won him a permanent place in the hearts of all men.
Churchill : In memoriam – New York Times
New York Times
The author of the Corfu Trilogy recounts the delights—and challenges—of opening a private zoo on the English Channel Island of Jersey. Spurred by his passion for animals and a lifelong dream, in the spring of 1959 Gerald Durrell opened the Jersey Zoo—now known as the Durrell Wildlife Park—on the grounds of an old manor house. […]
Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batmen in the world. Leander Paes ans Mahesh Bupathi, the duo who took indian tennis to new heights Narain Karthi keyan, the fastest man behind the wheels Chitanjeev Milkha Singh, India’s best golfer Baihaichung Bhutia, a pioneer of India football etc…Filled with details of the greatest exploits of […]
People around the world have found inspiration in the story of Lance Armstrong–a world-class athlete nearly struck down by cancer, only to recover and win the Tour de France, the multiday bicycle race famous for its gruelling intensity. Armstrong is a thoroughgoing Texan jock, and the changes brought to his life by his illness are […]
Ever find yourself struggling to remember simple facts and rules? This title is full of memory aids, including well-known rhymes, that will help unjumble your mind and improve your ability to recall names, dates, facts, figures and events, and contains all the mnemonics you need to know.
In the summer of 2006, Colour-Sargeant Kailash Limbu’s platoon was sent to relieve and occupy a police compound in the town of Now Zad in Helmand. He was told to prepare for a forty-eight hour operation. In the end, he and his men were under siege for thirty-one days – one of the longest such […]
In a world where conspiracy theories have never been so popular, it’s difficult to know who to believe. Should we be more afraid of fluoride in our drinking water, or invisible chemical trails in the air we breathe? Are world affairs decided by democratically elected politicians, or by shadowy groups of powerful individuals with private […]
Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen she was relegated from pampered princess to bastard fugitive, but the probable murders of her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, left Elizabeth heiress to the royal House of York, and […]
My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell. This tv tie in edition coincides with ITV’s six part television series The Durrells. Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family – acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, […]