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Erik Larson is the author of three New York Times best-sellers, including Thunderstruckand Isaac’s Storm. His The Devil in the White City remained on the Times’ hardcover and paperback lists for a combined total of more than three years, won an Edgar Award for nonfiction crime writing and was a finalist for a National Book Award; the option to make a movie of the book was acquired in November 2010 by Leonardo DiCaprio. Larson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied Russian history, language and culture. He received a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. After a brief stint at the Bucks County Courier Times, Larson became a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal, and later a contributing writer for Time. He has written articles for The Atlantic, Harper’s and The New Yorker.