Aug 10, 2012 — Caleb's Crossing, about the first Native American to attend Harvard, is on the list for a 15th week.
May 3, 2012 — Caleb's Crossing — about the colonial elite during Calvinism — debuts at No. 5.
Dec 16, 2011 — These five outstanding novels take us to unfamiliar eras and exotic locales — ancient Israel, Elizabethan England, 1920s Paris — while confirming our common humanity.
Dec 7, 2011 — These character-driven novels featuring fracturing families, intrepid scientists and one very plucky early American heroine will spark lively debate on everything from the unreliability of memory to scientific ethics.
Jul 27, 2011 — NPR coverage of Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
May 3, 2011 — Set in the 17th century on Martha's Vineyard, a new novel from Geraldine Brooks tells the tale of a Puritan family — and one daughter's relationship with the son of a Wampanoag chieftain who would become the first Native American to graduate from Harvard.
Nov 20, 2004 — NPR's Scott Simon talks with Earl Mills Sr., Chief Flying Eagle of the Mashpee Wampanoags and author of the Cape Cod Wampanoag Cookbook. The Wampanoags broke bread with the Pilgrims at the first Thanksgiving in 1621, on Plymouth Plantation. Mills talks about what was eaten at that meal.