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.

"In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson.

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson (March 10)

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson (March 10)

I started this while we were in Chicago for the Chicago Triathlon.  It's such an interesting story-- hard to believe it's true!  The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson

I started this while we were in Chicago for the Chicago Triathlon. It's such an interesting story-- hard to believe it's true! The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson

Thunderstruck. By Erik Larson - Books - Review - The New York Times

Thunderstruck. By Erik Larson - Books - Review - The New York Times

Because I like the idea of non-fiction books.

Because I like the idea of non-fiction books.

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

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

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In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson | PenguinRandomHouse.com  Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson | PenguinRandomHouse.com Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

"The Devil in the White City"

"The Devil in the White City"

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