Paul Reid

Paul Reid is co-author with William Manchester of The Last Lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm: 1940-1965 (Little, Brown). 

A Big Man 
in a Big League


The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted WilliamsBy Ben Bradlee Jr.(Little Brown, 855 pages, $35) The Kid, at 855 pages and weighing in at 2.7 pounds, is a big book. Indeed, it weighs 10 ounces more than Ted Williams’s weapon of choice against opposing pitchers, a 33-ounce Louisville Slugger. But then, Ted Williams was a big man, […]

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Royalties and Royal Ties


Mr. Churchill’s Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book That Defined the “Special Relationship”By Peter Clarke(Bloomsbury Press, 347 pages, $30) Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VIBy Kenneth Weisbrode(Viking, 208 pages, $26.95) The same question has been asked of almost every book on Winston Churchill published over the […]

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