Thunderstruck by Erik Larson.  This isn't my favorite of Larson's books; however, it is an interesting look at the development of Marconi's wireless and the politics behind the success/failure of the invention, while also weaving in the story of Crippen, a man who murdered his psychologically abusive wife, which is what made wireless popular, when many doubted its usefulness.

Thunderstruck by Erik Larson. This isn't my favorite of Larson's books; however, it is an interesting look at the development of Marconi's wireless and the politics behind the success/failure of the invention, while also weaving in the story of Crippen, a man who murdered his psychologically abusive wife, which is what made wireless popular, when many doubted its usefulness.

"In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson.

Erik Larson’s ‘In the Garden of Beasts’

"In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson.

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

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Inclassable, c’est un des mots qui définient le mieux ce bouquin sorti en avril dernier chez Le Cherche Midi. Erik Larson est journaliste et historien. Mais, dès les premières lignes, on se croirait plongé dans un polar digne des plus grands maîtres du...

Découvrez Lusitania 1915, la dernière traversée de Erik Larson sur Booknode, la communauté du livre

Découvrez Lusitania 1915, la dernière traversée de Erik Larson sur Booknode, la communauté du livre

Dead Wake by Erik Larson | Hardcover | chapters.indigo.ca | #MostAnticipated

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing Of The Lusitania

Dead Wake by Erik Larson | Hardcover | chapters.indigo.ca | #MostAnticipated

Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ About the Lusitania - NYTimes.com >>> I've enjoyed nearly every Larson book, and this one sounds pretty interesting.

Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ About the Lusitania

Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ About the Lusitania - NYTimes.com >>> I've enjoyed nearly every Larson book, and this one sounds pretty interesting.

Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ About the Lusitania - NYTimes.com

Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ About the Lusitania

Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ About the Lusitania - NYTimes.com

Lighting the 1893 World's Fair: The Race to Light the World | The ...

Lighting the 1893 World’s Fair: The Race to Light the World

Lighting the 1893 World's Fair: The Race to Light the World | The ...

Dead Wake   Erik Larson presents a 100th-anniversary 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

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Dead Wake Erik Larson presents a 100th-anniversary 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

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