Bringing Chicago circa 1893 to vivid life, Erik Larson's spell-binding bestseller TheDevil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America intertwines the true tale of two men—the brilliant architect behind the legendary 1893 World's Fair, striving to secure America's place in the world; 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 in this #1 National Bestseller.
Erik Larson is the author of In the Garden of Beasts, Dead Wake, Thunderstruck, Isaac's Storm, and other works of nonfiction. He has written for a variety of national magazines and is a former staff writer for the Wall Street Journal and Time. He and his wife divide their time between Seattle and New York City.