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2/25 - "The Splendid and the Vile" by Erik Larson

Union Ave Books and the Friends of the Knox County Public Library welcomes bestselling author Erik Larson back to Knoxville for the release of his new book The Splendid and The VileThis event will be a bundled book and ticket event held at the Bijou Theatre on Tuesday February, 25th, 2020 at 7pm. Tickets are NOT available yet. Please stay posted on this page as well as signing up for our newsletter (at the bottom of the screen) to be notified when tickets are available for purchase. 



The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz

On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign, killing 45,000 Britons. It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally—and willing to fight to the end.



Erik Larson is the author of five national bestsellers: Dead WakeIn the Garden of BeastsThunderstruckThe Devil in the White City, and Isaac’s Storm, which have collectively sold more than nine million copies. His books have been published in nearly twenty countries.


Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm
Bijou Theatre
803 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902
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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020