Beyond the Blue Horizon: How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans

Oceans cover seven-tenths of the Earth's surface.  In order to traverse the globe, early explorers  -- from the South Pacific to the cold North Sea -- had to venture out into the vast open waters.  Brian Fagan takes readers on a fascinating journey through what may have been the most significant of all human endeavors.

July 29: On this day in 1878 Don Marquis was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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