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Erik Larson (THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE) on Winston Churchill, The Blitz, and society showing bravery in the face of great horrors | BOOKS CONNECT US Ep2 Books Connect Us

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Erik Larson— bestselling author of THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY and DEAD WAKE— discusses his latest, THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE. The book covers a year in the life of Winston Churchill at the height of World War 2 . Erik talks about the leadership qualities of Churchill, how the citizens handled the bombing, whether bravery can be passed along, and how that period in history compares to what we are facing today.

Erik Larson— bestselling author of THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY and DEAD WAKE— discusses his latest, THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE. The book covers a year in the life of Winston Churchill at the height of World War 2 . Erik talks about the leadership qualities of Churchill, how the citizens handled the bombing, whether bravery can be passed along, and how that period in history compares to what we are facing today.

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