Tuesday, April 30, 2013

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presents Best Selling Author Erik Larson

Monday, May 6th
8 pm
UCSB Campbell Hall

An Evening with Erik Larson
"Breathing Life into the Dead"

Breathing Life into the Dead

“A master at writing true tales as riveting as fiction.”People

“Larson is a marvelous writer… a master of the telling detail, finding just the right ones to help define an age and a place.” The New York Times

Widely acclaimed as a master of narrative nonfiction, Erik Larson is the author of four New York Times best-sellers, including In the Garden of Beasts and The Devil in the White City. His “utterly compelling” (Washington Post), addictively readable books read like thrillers set against grand historical tableaux, where readers get to know the players intimately. The meticulous researcher will discuss the process of bringing history alive and the odd and funny things that happen while conducting research in far-flung locales. Come join us for a special evening with the award-winning author whose irresistible stories make history come alive. 

Books will be available for purchase and signing

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