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Additional Resources for The Devil in the White City
On-Line Reviews of The Devil in the White City
Connect to the following on-line reviews of The Devil in the White City, by both professional critics and average readers.
These journals are all available in the basement Periodicals room at the Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 South 14th St.
Learn more about the author Erik Larson at the following sites:
Interested in reading some interviews with Erik Larson? The following list of links will take you to several print or audio interviews he has participated in, mainly covering our selected book, The Devil in the White City.
Want a basic description, or just some general information about the book? You can find it at these sites [same excerpt at each location]:
Want to read a sample from The Devil in the White City first? Visit one of the following sites [same excerpt at each site]:
Leading a book group for The Devil in the White City but need some good questions to start the discussions going? Try the following sites:
Here are some sites containing information about The World's Columbian Exposition -- a.k.a. the 1893 Chicago World's Fair:
Interested in more information about Daniel Burnham, Frederick Law Olmstead, and the other architects and designers responsible for the World's Columbian Exposition? Try one of these sites:
Interested in more information about H.H. Holmes (a.k.a. Henry Mudgett) -- one of America's first recorded serial killers? Try one of these sites:
The Devil in the White City has been one of the most popular book selections of local and regional book clubs throughout the United States for the past few years. Those listed below barely scratch the surface -- most local groups do not put their post-discussion comments online.
One Book Reading Promotion Projects (Library of Congress Center for the Book)Back to the main One Book - One Lincoln - 2006 page
One Book - One Lincoln - 2005: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
One Book - One Lincoln - 2004: Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
One Book - One Lincoln - 2003: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
One Book - One Lincoln - 2002: Plainsong by Kent Haruf