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Author Robert Stone.

Author Robert Stone. Stone's been widely hailed as a brilliant writer. his first novel, "A Hall of Mirrors," won a William Faulkner Award. He earned a PEN/Faulkner Award for "A Flag For Sunrise," and the national Book Award for "Dog Soldiers." His new novel, "Outerbridge Reach," is the story of one man's search for himself during a solo sailing voyage. (It's published by Ticknor and Fields). (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Actor and Author Michael Palin.

Actor, comedian, filmmaker, and author Michael Palin. In the fall of 1988, Palin set out to recreate the journey Jules Verne described in "Around the World in 80 Days." Palin circled the globe by using just about every means of transportation except airplane (since that wasn't available in Verne's time). Palin turned his journey into an 8-part TV BBC series (it aired in this country on the A&E network) and a book that's a bestseller in England.

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Thurston Clarke Circles the Globe

The fiction writer sought adventure, so he followed the Equator around the world. His new book describes the different cultures, colonial vestiges, and natural phenomena of his various stops -- many of which the locals described as the "middle of nowhere."

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Thurston Clarke Circles the Globe

The fiction writer sought adventure, so he followed the Equator around the world. His new book describes the different cultures, colonial vestiges, and natural phenomena of his various stops -- many of which the locals described as the "middle of nowhere."

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