Alan Cheuse reviews Timeline the new novel by Michael Crichton, the author who brought us Jurrasic Park. Cheuse says it's a fast-moving mix of science fiction, history and romance. (1:45)

Timeline, by Michael Crichton is published by Knopf.



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