A Conversation with Erik Larson: Moderated by Walter Edgar

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Join the South Carolina Historical Society on March 15th from 6:00pm- 8:30pm at Arthur M. Wilcox Auditorium & Education Lobby at The Charleston Museum (360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403) for a conversation on nonfiction writing between author Erik Larson and South Carolina historian Walter Edgar. The conversation will be followed by a book-signing and cocktail reception.

Erik Larson is a master of narrative non-fiction. His vividly written, bestselling books have won several awards and been published worldwide. His latest books, The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz and Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, were both #1 New York Times Bestsellers. His saga of the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, The Devil in the White City, was a finalist for the National Book Award, was voted one of the 125 most important books of the last 125 years by the New York Public Library, and won an Edgar Award for fact-crime writing.

Ticket Prices:

  • Individual, SCHS member – $75.00
  • Individual, non-member – $95.00
  • Premier Host (4 reserved tickets in the first or second row and listing as an event sponsor) – $750.00
  • Host (4 reserved tickets in the third or fourth row and listing as an event sponsor) – $500.00

* All tickets include admission to the talk as well as the reception to follow. The reception will feature a bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

If you are mailing a check to pay for tickets, checks must be postmarked by March 1st!

Contact Hannah at (843) 723-3225 ext. 111 or hannah.mooney@schsonline.org with questions about tickets or sponsorship opportunities.

Event Details

Date: Friday, March 15, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Arthur M. Wilcox Auditorium & Education Lobby at The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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