world http://kbia.org en Author details the race around the world http://kbia.org/post/author-details-race-around-world <p>The novel <em>Eighty Days</em> dives into competing journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s pursuit to break the record for fastest journey around the world in 1889. Author Matthew Goodman creates a narrative history on the 28,000 mile quest that got the attention of the nation. KBIA’s Tony Nochim sat down with Matthew Goodman while he was in Columbia.</p><p> <strong>Tony Nochim: </strong>You previously wrote a couple of books that are also well known. Obviously this one’s different because it’s about Nellie Bly and such, but how is it also different in the way you approached it?</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:38:34 +0000 Tony Nochim 42337 at http://kbia.org Author details the race around the world