Ferdinand Mount

Ferdinand Mount is the former Editor of The Times Literary Supplement. His most recent book is Prime Movers.
 (June 2019)

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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