The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

by Erik Larson Year Published: 2004 Call Number 364.152 LAR
Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their deaths.