Ninety Percent of Everything

The maritime industry might look to the casual observer to be a dinosaur in a dying arena, yet as Rose George reveals in this illuminating history, the business of freight shipping is alive and well and extremely necessary to our modern survival. 

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," 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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