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My Favorite Winston Churchill Quote

No, it’s not that famous one about fighting on the beaches.

Churchill statue at the Petit Palais / Credit: Marcos Pena Jr. via Unsplash

Maybe it’s because I’ve spent hours in a bathtub with a pillow over my head after a tornado warning. Or maybe it’s because Katrina tore up our town pier, a quarter-mile of solid gray concrete.

For whatever reason, I keep a mental file of quotations I’ve labeled “Apocalypse 15…




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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.

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