A Penguin Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0670030791
A stirring account of the life of Britain's greatest twentieth-century prime minister focuses on Churchill's career during World War II, telling his story from a military history point of view. 35,000 first printing.
The Life of Elizabeth I
Paperback ISBN: 0345425502
An accomplished English biographer, the author of The Six Wives of Henry VIII, presents a large-scale, exhaustively researched, illustrated biography that reveals the personality, private life, and romantic intrigues of Elizabeth I. Reader's Guide included. Reissue.
The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Hardcover ISBN: 0198607024
The best-selling author of The Professor and the Madman traces the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its earliest inception through its long path to completion, describes the nuts-and-bolts process of creating a dictionary, and includes anecdotes about its creators and their work. 150,000 first printing. (Language)
Churchill/a Major New Assessment of His Life in Peace and War
Hardcover ISBN: 0393034097
A look at the life and accomplishments of the former prime minister presents essays by twenty-nine renowned contributors that examine all phases of Churchill's life--from his youth in the aristocracy to his career in Parliament.