Conversations with Authors - Erik Larson

Saturday, May 2nd • 7:00pm EST/4:00pm PST

Erik Larson

in conversation with Michael Krasny

 

Friends,

It was lovely to spend an evening with all of you, and to have the opportunity to once again speak with Michael Krasny, one of my favorite interviewers. (I’m told the birds in my yard horned in a bit on the conversation, but, they have opinions too.) All I can say, in this viral time, is thank goodness for books, and for the diversion and solace they provide. Along those lines, a few suggestions:

—Erik

Below, please find links to purchase all of the books recommended by Erik, as well as a selection of his own books
 

Things in Jars: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982121280
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - February 4th, 2020

A January Book of the Month Pick

“Miraculous and thrilling…A few pages in and I was determined to read every word Jess Kidd has ever written.” —Diane Setterfield, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Once Upon a River

“An impossible wonder: a book for everyone, and yet somehow a book just for you...A sumptuous


The Couple Next Door: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735221109
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 30th, 2017

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Shari Lapena’s new thriller, AN UNWANTED GUEST, is available now!

The twists come as fast [as] you can turn the pages. People


Lord of the Flies Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780399501487
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Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

Golding’s iconic 1954 novel, now with a new foreword by Lois Lowry, remains one of the greatest books ever written for young adults and an unforgettable classic for readers of any age.
 
This edition includes a new Suggestions for Further Reading by Jennifer Buehler.


The Woman in the Window: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062678423
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 5th, 2019

#1 New York Times Bestseller – Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and Gary Oldman

"Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing." —Gillian Flynn

"Unputdownable." —Stephen King

"A dark, twisty confection." —Ruth Ware


News of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062409218
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks 

National Book Award FinalistFiction


A Man Called Ove: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476738024
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

MORE THAN TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD

“You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll feel new sympathy for the curmudgeons in your life.” —People

Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window.


I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307742803
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2011

Here is Nora Ephron at her funniest, wisest, and besttaking a hilarious look at the past and bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life.


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All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634697
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
"In a time when all we want is hope, it’s a beautiful book to reach for." -Jenna Bush Hager

“Literary sunshine.”—New York Times

“The queen of the summer novel.”—Entertainment Weekly


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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis


Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307408877
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Broadway Books - March 22nd, 2016

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania


In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307408853
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Published: Broadway Books - May 1st, 2012

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.

The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

This New York Times bestseller intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.


Naked Consumer: How Our Private Lives Become Public Commodities Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140233032
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1994

After receiving a sudden surge of junk mail directed at new parents—even though his wife at the time was merely pregnant— Erik Larson, the National Bestselling author, set out to explore the lengths companies go to spy on individual consumers.