Title & Author: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
Genres: True Crime, History
Format chosen: paperback
Synopsis (abridged, from Goodreads):
Bringing Chicago circa 1893 to vivid life, Erik Larson’s spell-binding bestseller intertwines the true tale of two men–the brilliant architect behind the legendary 1893 World’s Fair, striving to secure America’s place in the world; 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.