Thank you for participating in our Erik Larson book giveaway! Winners will be announced today!


'In the Garden of Beasts' is a New York Times bestseller that was awarded the Kirkus Star and has received critical acclaim from the most prominent review sources in the world. In celebration, Kirkus Reviews has partnered with Crown Publishing Group to give away 10 signed copies of this runaway hit. Kirkus Reviews called the book "an excellent study, taking a tiny instant of modern history and giving it specific weight, depth and meaning." Read the full Kirkus review of In the Garden of Beasts.

Registering to win is as easy as filling out the form above. Entries will be accepted from Monday, October 3, 2011 to midnight CST on Sunday, October 16, 2011. Winners will be determined by random drawing and notified on Monday, October 17, 2011 via email.

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Employees and immediate family of Kirkus Reviews employees are not eligible to enter. To enter you must 18 yrs of age on June 6, 2011 and be a U.S. Resident. No purchase necessary. No cash value. Email addresses will be used to notify winners and shared with the publisher of the book you are entering to win.

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