NPR Story
12:00 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

An Ancient Mariner's Tales Of Adventure

A new work of fiction is populated by historical characters. Tales of the New World by Sabina Murray takes as its template the adventures of some of the greatest world explorers and uses their stories to investigate the known and unknown. Alan Cheuse, who teaches writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., has a review.