Erik Larson

Erik Larson’s books are comprehensively researched, vividly rendered and narratively spry—sometimes reading more like novels than nonfiction. He’s a master at creating suspense, be it in the cramped quarters of a submarine, a stately garden or a municipal planning meeting. The bestselling author of The Devil in the White City returns with an account of the five tense months before the Civil War, when President Lincoln tried in vain to avert a cataclysm from happening in the first year of his presidency. The Demon of Unrest promises to be a political horror story with teeth.

Erik Larson’s books are comprehensively researched, vividly rendered and narratively spry—sometimes reading more like novels than nonfiction. He’s a master at creating suspense, be it in the cramped quarters of a submarine, a stately garden or a municipal planning meeting. The bestselling author of The Devil in the White City returns with an account of […]

For Erik Larson’s audio-only work of fiction, narrator Julian Rhind-Tutt is so convincing that the listener is likely to believe the impossible.

For Erik Larson’s audio-only work of fiction, narrator Julian Rhind-Tutt is so convincing that the listener is likely to believe the impossible.

Master of popular history Erik Larson tells the engrossing story of Churchill’s first year as prime minister in The Splendid and the Vile.

Master of popular history Erik Larson tells the engrossing story of Churchill’s first year as prime minister in The Splendid and the Vile.

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