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Erik Larson

Erik Larson is the author of six New York Times bestsellers, most recently The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, which examines how Winston Churchill and his “Secret Circle” went about surviving the German air campaign of 1940-41. Larson’s The Devil in the White City is set to be a Hulu limited series; his In the Garden of Beasts is under option by Tom Hanks for a feature film. He recently published an audio-original ghost story, No One Goes Alone, which has been optioned by Chernin Entertainment, in association with Netflix. His Thunderstruck has been optioned by Sony Pictures Television for a limited TV series. Larson lives in Manhattan with his wife, who is a writer and retired neonatologist; they have three grown daughters.

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What I'm Reading: Erik Larson (author of THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE)

What I'm Reading: Erik Larson (author of THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE)

Inside the Book: Erik Larson (THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE)

Erik Larson (THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE) | Books Connect Us podcast

Author Erik Larson on his first memorable piece of writing | authorcuts

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Tue May 07 | 06:30 PM
HUDSON LIBRARY AND HISTORICAL SOCIE
96 LIBRARY ST
HUDSON, OH 44236-5122
Google Map

Thu May 16 | 07:30 PM
The Gaillard Center
95 Calhoun Street
CHARLESTON, SC 29401
Google Map

Thu May 16 | 10:45 AM
LITCHFIELD BOOKS INC DBA LITCHFIELD BOOKS
11421 OCEAN HWY UNIT D
PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC 29585-5409
Google Map

Tue May 21 | 07:00 PM
The Capitol Center for the Arts
44 S Main St
Concord, NH 03301
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What I'm Reading: Erik Larson (author of THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE)

What I'm Reading: Erik Larson (author of THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE)

Inside the Book: Erik Larson (THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE)

Erik Larson (THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE) | Books Connect Us podcast

Author Erik Larson on his first memorable piece of writing | authorcuts