For Ken Follett fans, this September 18th is something of a holiday. Yes, in only nine short days Winter of the World – the eagerly anticipated second book in his ambitious Century Trilogy – will hit library shelves to the delight of legions of readers. Picking up right where the bestselling Fall of Giants left off, this epic installment traces the next generation of the five original Welsh, English, German, Russian, and American families as their lives are inextricably entangled by the rise of Hitler and the coming of war. To help whet your appetite, don’t miss Follett reading a passage from the new book below, and don’t forget to clear your reading schedule. September 18th is happily right around the corner. Enjoy!