Erik Larson - 'Dead Wake' (off-site ticketed event)

Erik Larson's event has been changed from Jones Chapel to Jones Auditorium (very close to each other)!  This means more room for all!

His Devil in the White City and In the Garden of Beasts have been book club mainstays.  Join us on Friday, March 25, at 7 pm when Erik Larson visits with Dead Wake:  The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania (now out in paperback). 

The program is at Meredith College's Jones Auditorium.  Doors open at 6 pm.  Click here for a map of the Meredith campus.  Co-sponsored by the Meredith College Friends of the Library.

Receive two admission/signing line tickets with the purchase of Dead Wake from QRB.   (We recommend pre-ordering. Tickets are with purchase of either the hardcover or the paperback of Dead Wake.)
You may also purchase a $5 admission-only ticket.
For general information on our ticketed events and what signing line tickets are, click here.
Erik Larson will sign two books brought from home and all books purchased from QRB.
Event date: 
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Jones Chapel - Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780307408860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - March 10th, 2015

Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 828-1588 or 1-800-672-6789 or contact orders@quailridgebooks.com (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.

(This is the hardcover edition.  The paperback edition is below.)


Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307408877
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - March 22nd, 2016

Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 828-1588 or 1-800-672-6789 or contact orders@quailridgebooks.com (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.

(This is the paperback edition.  The hardcover edition is above.)


Admission-only ticket to the Erik Larson event.


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America Trade Book Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375725609
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

Erik Larson--author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS--intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.


In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307408853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - May 1st, 2012

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power.

The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.


Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375708275
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Books USA - July 11th, 2000

National Bestseller


Thunderstruck Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400080670
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - September 25th, 2007

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, a true story of love, murder, and the end of the world's -great hush-


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