Ferdinand Mount

Ferdinand Mount is the former Editor of the Times Literary Supplement. His most recent book is Kiss Myself Goodbye: The Many Lives of Aunt Munca. (January 2021)

Winston Churchill, then secretary of state for war, at a procession of the 47th Division of the British army, Lille, France, October 1918

Nasty, Brutish, and Great

Churchill: Walking with Destiny

by Andrew Roberts

The Kremlin Letters: Stalin’s Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

edited by David Reynolds and Vladimir Pechatnov

June 6, 2019 issue

An engraving of Napoleon based on a drawing by a British army captain stationed on Saint Helena, 1820

An Ordinary Man

Napoleon: A Life

by Adam Zamoyski

The Invisible Emperor: Napoleon on Elba From Exile to Escape

by Mark Braude

Napoleon: The Imperial Household

an exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, February 3–May 6, 2018; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, June 9–September 3, 2018; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, October 19, 2018–March 3, 2019; and the Musée national du château de Fontainebleau, April 5–July 15, 2019

Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection, 1815–1840

by Philip Dwyer

April 4, 2019 issue

Lord Patten

Good Lord

First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

by Chris Patten

Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir

by Ken Clarke

October 26, 2017 issue

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