Stephen wants you to fall in love with Winston Churchill… however it happens! In this episode, Stephen shares his top book and film recommendations, as well as why Churchill is rewarding at every level.


Stephen’s book: The Character and Greatness of Winston Churchill: Hero in a Time of Crisis by Stephen Mansfield

Stephen’s favorite: My Early Life: 1874-1904 by Winston Churchill

Highly recommended: Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life by Gretchen Rubin

Newer Churchill book: Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard

Older Churchill book: Winston Churchill: An Informal Study of Greatness by Robert Lewis Taylor

Substantial one-volume tome: In Search of Churchill by Martin Gilbert


Young Winston (1972)

Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981)

The Gathering Storm (2002)

Into the Storm (2009)

Dunkirk (2017)

Darkest Hour (2017)