Tag Archives: Christopher Columbus

A Bibliophile’s Treasure

In a story right out of a librarian’s dream, a previously unknown volume incorporating thousands of summaries of books from over five centuries ago, many of which no longer exist, has been found inĀ  the University Copenhagen Library, where it … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Columbus

My experience of Christopher Columbus’ hometown of Genoa, Italy is tainted by the memories of a cold, windy and rainy autumn day and a night spent in a drafty, unheated pensione. I hopped a train the next morning and crossed … Continue reading

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