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'Pride of Carthage' Tells Historical Tale

In Pride of Carthage, David Anthony Durham delivers a historical novel about the great North African general, Hannibal. Reviewer Alan Cheuse calls it a masterly rendering of antique Mediterranean-and world-history.

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Alan Cheuse died on July 31, 2015. He had been in a car accident in California earlier in the month. He was 75. Listen to NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamburg's retrospective on his life and career.