Find the latest episode of "The Uncertain Hour" here. Listen
Shelf Life

The Routes of Man

Daryl Paranada Dec 15, 2010

Author Ted Conover on the impact of roads

Title: The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today

Author: Ted Conover

Publisher: Knopf

Type: Non Fiction

Released: February 9, 2010

Length: 352 pages

Ted Conover spent the last few years walking and driving along the world’s roads. He traces how roads are changing the world in “The Routes of Man.”

Marketplace is on a mission.

We believe Main Street matters as much as Wall Street, economic news is made relevant and real through human stories, and a touch of humor helps enliven topics you might typically find…well, dull.

Through the signature style that only Marketplace can deliver, we’re on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country—but we don’t do it alone. We count on listeners and readers like you to keep this public service free and accessible to all. Will you become a partner in our mission today?

Your donation is critical to the future of public service journalism. Support our work today – for as little as $5 – and help us keep making people smarter.