Episode 010: The Devil in the White City

Thank you for joining us this month for our discussion of The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

In this episode we mentioned
Erik Larson’s website
Ripper Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper–Case Closed by Patricia Cornwell
The Monty Python’s The Struggling Architect sketch
Sophia Hayden, architect
H. H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil by Adam Selzer
The Titanic II
Merriam-Webster on Twitter
How Instagram Saved Poetry by Faith Hill & Karen Yuan (from The Atlantic) – Rupi Kaur author of Milk and Honey, Charles Bukowski, T.S. Eliot

Can You Tell Me A Book You Would Also Like?
Erica: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
Kirsten: Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
Alan: My Friend Leonard by James Frey
Trevor: A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and North America in the Nineteenth Century by Witold Rybczynski

Nerd Word for Word Nerds
Trevor: Cockalorum
Erica: Grandiloquent
Alan: Poesy
Kirsten: Claque

WPL Programs and Services Mentioned
Crafting Maker Lab
Engineering Maker Lab


Time to Read is a production of the Winnipeg Public Library. Your hosts today were Alan Chorney, Kirsten Wurmann, Erica Ball, and Trevor Lockhart. Our social media guru is Reegan Breu. Audio production and music by Dennis Penner.

Next month we are reading I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid.

We want to talk about what you want to talk about. Get in touch on social media or email us at wpl-podcast@winnipeg.ca with suggestions for what to read, and comments about the book for our next show.


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