The writer Craig Childs' latest book is a strange kind of travelogue. It’s about his journeys across the country and back in time to the Ice Age to explore what life was like for North America’s first people. When humans arrived here more than 20,000 years ago, they found the place teeming with massive mammals that they hunted and were hunted by. In many ways, those people were no different from us today. But what they did have is a connection to the natural world we can hardly imagine. (Rebroadcast)
Craig Childs' work has appeared in the New York Times, Outside, and Men's Journal, among others. He's the author of many books. His latest is called Atlas of a Lost World [Indie bookstores|Amazon|Audible].