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Erik Larson

Douglas Anderson
Erik Larson, Author

Erik Larson, Author

If money were no object, how would you spend your time?

Doing exactly what I’m doing. 

What book impacted your life the most and how?

Well, I can’t really say that any one book had a transformative impact, but, I suppose what first got me turned on to reading were the Nancy Drew books, never the Hardy Boys. I think I had a kind of crush on Nancy. 

Tell us something about you that would surprise most of the people who think they know you.

When I was in high school and in the first two years of college I had bad acne and wore underwear on my head to keep my hair off my forehead. Fruit of the Loom briefs, to be exact. There you have it.