Erik Larson

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson

Talk: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

#1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction Erik Larson visits Google to talk about his latest book, "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania." The book tells the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the disaster.

Erik Larson

Erik Larson is the author of five New York Times bestsellers, most recently Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, which hit #1 on the Times list soon after launch.

The Book

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. It's a story that many of us think we know but don’t, and Erik Larson tells it thrillingly, switching between hunter and hunted while painting a larger portrait of WWI America. "Dead Wake" captures the drama of a disaster whose true meaning has long been obscured by history.

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