[A] delightful, informative, and worthy addition to the groaning shelf of Churchill biography (Globe and Mail (Canada)
In Mr. Churchill's Profession
, an account of his career as an author, Peter Clarke argues that writing was not merely Churchill's vocation but the very center of his working life… (Maya Jasonoff, Wall Street Journal
Detailing Churchill's writing aids of whiskey and stenographers as well as his income, Clarke will interest many in Churchill's authorial career. (Gilbert Taylor, Booklist
Original, gap-filling, engagingly presented scholarship. (Kirkus Reviews
Clarke enhances his distinguished reputation as a scholar of modern Britain … with this original perspective on Winston Churchill. (Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Peter Clarke's many books include Keynes: The Rise, Fall, and Return of the 20th Century's Most Influential Economist; The Last Thousand Days of the British Empire; The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924-1936; and the acclaimed final volume of the Penguin History of Britain, Hope and Glory, Britain 1900-2000.