The American Discovery of Europe is the newly released book by Jack Forbes, professor emeritus of Native American studies and anthropology at the University of California, Davis. Forbes challenges the conventional wisdom of historians and anthropologists by compiling evidence that First Nations and Inuit actually visited Europe prior to Columbus and the so-called discovery of the Americas in 1492. Drawing on maritime trade and exploration conducted by Indigenous People of the Americas, Forbes details activities of the sea-going cultures dating back to 7000 years ago. The author also describes visits made to Europe by Native Americans after Columbus including those taken through enslavement and kidnapping. A fascinating history that makes an important contribution to the literature of discovery and contact.