Erik Larson on “Dead Wake”

Author Erik Larson says about his books, “My goal is not necessarily to inform and provide a history lesson. My goal is to create as rich a historical experience as possible.” In this video, he explains why he took on the Lusitania in his newest book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitaniawhich will be released next week.

Beth Golay

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