The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill; Defender of the Realm, 1940–1965

By William Manchester and Paul Reid. Little, Brown, $40 (9780316547703).


The late Manchester was one of the best Churchill biographers, and this third volume in the series is the capstone to his magnum opus.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
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