Dead Wake Erik Larson presents a chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle
In the Garden of Beasts // Erik Larson A remarkable look at William Dodd, America's ambassador to Hitler's Germany and the resolute determination of the world to ignore the warning signs of the war to come.
The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson-Historical fiction set at the Chicago World's Fair. Learned alot about architecture and Chicago World's Fair . Also a crime novel about the first Chicago serial killer.
September began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning.