About the author:

Caroline Alexander has written for The New Yorker, Granta, Conde Nast Traveler, Smithsonian, Outside, and National Geographic and is the author of four previous books including the New York Times bestselling The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition. She is also the writer and coproducer of the award-winning documentary The Endurance. She lives on a farm in New Hampshire.

Caroline Alexander is touring the country now, reading from and discussing, The Bounty.

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