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Erik Larson

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About the Author

Erik Larson is the author of six New York Times bestsellers, including 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) Video

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) Video

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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