Notes from an Open Book

a collection of notes from the Maine Humanities Council

Sep 25 2009

Book Recommendation: A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World

voyagelongTony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, is well known for his exploration of America’s ongoing interest with the Civil War book Confederates in the Attic. Since then, however, he has gone on several more journeys into the past, both literally and figuratively. The most recent history travelogue, A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World, offers readers an entertaining and informative look at the adventures (and misadventures) of several early explorers in North America and the impact they had on the Native American population.

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