Since when does a former space-shuttle astronaut show a natural
narrative voice and poetically capture the beauty of outer space? And since
when does an astronaut candidly admit the fears he felt on the launch pad?
For readers of his memoir, Riding Rockets, Mike Mullane shows a lot
of the right stuff ? literarily speaking. "He?s a natural when it comes to voice
and narrative," says Brant Rumble, his editor at Scribner's....(read more)
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