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Erik Larson: "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" | Authors at Google
Erik Larson: "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" | Authors at Google
DATE: 2015/04/28::
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Q&A: Author Erik Larson
Q&A: Author Erik Larson
DATE: 2011/07/26::
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WSJ Books: Discussion with Author Erik Larson
WSJ Books: Discussion with Author Erik Larson
DATE: 2015/03/10::
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Erik Larson Interview
Erik Larson Interview
DATE: 2011/06/09::
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Author Erik Larson on DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Author Erik Larson on DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
DATE: 2015/03/19::
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Author Erik Larson on Britain
Author Erik Larson on Britain's breaking of German naval codes
DATE: 2015/04/01::
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Kirkus TV Interview with Bestselling Author Erik Larson
Kirkus TV Interview with Bestselling Author Erik Larson
DATE: 2015/03/16::
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Erik Larson | March 23, 2015 | Appel Salon
Erik Larson | March 23, 2015 | Appel Salon
DATE: 2015/04/14::
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Erik Larson: Remembering the Lusitania
Erik Larson: Remembering the Lusitania
DATE: 2015/04/14::
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Authors Revealed - Erik Larson
Authors Revealed - Erik Larson
DATE: 2011/05/20::
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Erik Larson on the Lusitania, suspenseful nonfiction and DEAD WAKE
Erik Larson on the Lusitania, suspenseful nonfiction and DEAD WAKE
DATE: 2015/03/03::
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Hotel Angeline: Writer
Hotel Angeline: Writer's Quirks (feat. Erik Larson, Julia Quinn, many more)
DATE: 2011/05/10::
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Erik Larson-In the Garden of Beasts-Bookbits author interview
Erik Larson-In the Garden of Beasts-Bookbits author interview
DATE: 2011/06/23::
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BOMC Favorites: Erik Larson
BOMC Favorites: Erik Larson
DATE: 2011/06/16::
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WSJ Book Club: Erik Larson on "The Maltese Falcon"
WSJ Book Club: Erik Larson on "The Maltese Falcon"
DATE: 2015/03/31::
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WSJ Books: Discussion with Author Erik Larson
WSJ Books: Discussion with Author Erik Larson
DATE: 2015/03/11::
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The Origin of Larson
The Origin of Larson's 'Devil in the White City'
DATE: 2015/03/10::
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Audio Book Review: Thunderstruck by Erik Larson (Author), Bob Balaban (Narrator)
Audio Book Review: Thunderstruck by Erik Larson (Author), Bob Balaban (Narrator)
DATE: 2012/09/25::
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Erik Larson on How He Gets His Ideas
Erik Larson on How He Gets His Ideas
DATE: 2015/03/10::
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Erik Larson: Bring your book, pass it over, run
Erik Larson: Bring your book, pass it over, run
DATE: 2015/03/08::
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Erik Larson Reads From New Book,
Erik Larson Reads From New Book, 'Dead Wake'
DATE: 2015/03/10::
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Erik Larson on Odd Characters and
Erik Larson on Odd Characters and 'The Sound of Music'
DATE: 2015/03/12::
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Biographile presents: Erik Larson on German U-boat Captain Who Sank the Lusitania
Biographile presents: Erik Larson on German U-boat Captain Who Sank the Lusitania
DATE: 2015/03/11::
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Erik Larson on Lusitania passengers watching the torpedo approach
Erik Larson on Lusitania passengers watching the torpedo approach
DATE: 2015/04/02::
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Erik Larson on the photos of those who died when the Lusitania sank
Erik Larson on the photos of those who died when the Lusitania sank
DATE: 2015/04/02::
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EverydayEbook presents: Erik Larson on 21st Century Lessons from the sinking of the Lusitania
EverydayEbook presents: Erik Larson on 21st Century Lessons from the sinking of the Lusitania
DATE: 2015/03/11::
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Inside The New York Times Book Review: Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake’
Inside The New York Times Book Review: Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake’
DATE: 2015/03/06::
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Audio Book Review: Isaac
Audio Book Review: Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson (Author), Edward Herrmann (Narrator)
DATE: 2012/09/25::
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Erik Larson - Dead Wake eBook
Erik Larson - Dead Wake eBook
DATE: 2015/04/11::
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Erik Larson Reads From New Book,
Erik Larson Reads From New Book, 'Dead Wake'
DATE: 2015/03/11::
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Mysteries of the Lusitania disaster resurface
Mysteries of the Lusitania disaster resurface
DATE: 2015/03/18::
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The Origin of Larson
The Origin of Larson's 'Devil in the White City'
DATE: 2015/03/11::
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Review : The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Review : The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
DATE: 2014/08/09::
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Joan Mackenzie reviews Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Joan Mackenzie reviews Dead Wake by Erik Larson
DATE: 2015/03/31::
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Erik Larson on How He Gets His Ideas
Erik Larson on How He Gets His Ideas
DATE: 2015/03/11::
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Science Book Review: Thunderstruck by The #1 New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson
Science Book Review: Thunderstruck by The #1 New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson
DATE: 2012/08/12::
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In the Garden of Beasts Love by Erik Larson
In the Garden of Beasts Love by Erik Larson
DATE: 2011/05/24::
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The Devil in the White City - Leonardo DiCaprio, Erik Larson -- Tyrone Rubin Film Show
The Devil in the White City - Leonardo DiCaprio, Erik Larson -- Tyrone Rubin Film Show
DATE: 2010/11/09::
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Download Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson EBOOK
Download Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson EBOOK
DATE: 2015/06/27::
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Read Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson EBOOK
Read Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson EBOOK
DATE: 2015/06/24::
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Download Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson EBOOK
Download Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson EBOOK
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Read  Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson
Read Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania By Erik Larson
DATE: 2015/06/22::
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Download Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson eBook ePub
Download Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson eBook ePub
DATE: 2015/04/17::
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The Monster of Florence
The Monster of Florence
DATE: 2008/05/21::
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Sinopsis | En El Jardín De Las Bestias - Erik Larson
Sinopsis | En El Jardín De Las Bestias - Erik Larson
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Books Sandwiched In 5-8-12 In the Garden of the Beasts.mov
Books Sandwiched In 5-8-12 In the Garden of the Beasts.mov
DATE: 2012/05/19::
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Erik Larson - 1989 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Men
Erik Larson - 1989 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Men's Free Skate
DATE: 2010/05/16::
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Eric Larsen
Eric Larsen
DATE: 2014/06/20::
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
DATE: 2014/07/08::
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Synopsis
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Synopsis
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This page is about the non-fiction author. For the comic book writer, see Erik Larsen; for the Disney animator, see Eric Larson.
Erik Larson (2007)

Erik Larson (born January 3, 1954) is an American journalist and author of nonfiction books. He has written a number of bestsellers,[1] such as The Devil in the White City (2003), about the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a series of murders by H. H. Holmes that were committed in the city around the time of the Fair; The Devil in the White City also won the 2004 Edgar Award in the Best Fact Crime category, among other awards.

Early life[edit]

Born in Brooklyn, Larson grew up in Freeport, Long Island, New York.[2]

He studied Russian history at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated summa cum laude in 1976. After a year off, he attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, graduating in 1978.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Larson's first newspaper job was with The Bucks County Courier Times in Levittown, Pennsylvania, where he wrote about murder, witches, environmental poisons, and other "equally pleasant" things. He later became a features writer for The Wall Street Journal and TIME magazine, where he is still a contributing writer. His magazine stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and other publications.[citation needed]

Books[edit]

Erik Larson talks about In The Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and An American Family in Hitler's Berlin on Bookbits radio.

Larson has also written a number of books:

Teaching and public speaking[edit]

Larson has taught non-fiction writing at San Francisco State University, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, and the University of Oregon, and he has spoken to audiences from coast to coast.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Larson and his wife have three daughters. They reside in New York City as well as maintain a home in Seattle, Washington.[3]

He has lived in Philadelphia, Bristol, Pennsylvania, San Francisco, and Baltimore.[citation needed]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Erik Larson: Best-selling Author of In the Garden of Beasts". Erik Larson: The Books. Retrieved May 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Erik Larson, 2003 National Book Award Finalist: Nonfiction, The National Book Foundation". NationalBook.org. 2003. Retrieved May 25, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "About The Author - Erik Larson : Best-selling Author of In the Garden of Beasts". ErickLarsonbooks.com. Retrieved May 25, 2012. 
  4. ^ Larson, Erik (1999). Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History. Random House Publishing. ISBN 0-609-60233-0. 
  5. ^ Larson, Erik (March 10, 2015). Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. Crown. ISBN 9780307408860. 
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