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Author Interviews

A Sailor Meets A Fisherman In 1534: It's An 'Encounter,' Not A Discovery

"Growing up I would hear about our peoples being 'discovered' ... " says author Brittany Luby. "I would go home and my parents would tell me: That's not actually how things happened."

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Tracy Chevalier Says 'A Single Thread' Can Make All The Difference

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A Sailor Meets A Fisherman In 1534: It's An 'Encounter,' Not A Discovery

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