Not Your Grandma’s Plymouth Rock

Tony Horwitz scores three interviews this week for his new book, A Voyage Long and Strange:

NPR “All Things Considered”

USA Today, “Life Section” Cover — USA Today also features Tony as a Guest Blogger, with live reports from his book tour.

The New York Times

The book is now on Amazon’s bestseller list at #52. It is on order in all libraries I checked with comfortable holds to copy ratios.

The Times describes it this way:

The book starts with the Viking discovery of North America, dispels a number of myths about Columbus (a much lousier navigator than we were taught) and then traces the various Spanish and French explorations of America before turning to the English settlements at Jamestown and Plymouth.

A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World

by Tony Horwitz

  • Hardcover: $27.50
  • Publisher: Henry Holt (April 29, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0805076034
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805076035
  • Audio CD: Abridged, $31.95
  • Publisher: Random House (April 29, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0739317237
  • ISBN-13: 978-0739317235
  • Large Type: $32.95
  • Publisher: Thorndike Press (June 4, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 1410405583
  • ISBN-13: 978-1410405586

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