The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library by Edward Wilson-Lee English | May 17th, 2018 | ASIN: B077MDP4CK, ISBN: 0008146225 | 416 Pages | EPUB | 31.89 MB
Without libraries, what have we? We have no past and no future. This book tells for the first time in English the story of the first great universal library in the age of printing – and of the son of Christopher Columbus who created it.
In Praise of Wasting Time (TED Books) by Alan Lightman English | May 15th, 2018 | ASIN: B078MF7J5M, ISBN: 1501154362 | 128 Pages | EPUB | 22.34 MB
In this timely and essential book that offers a fresh take on the qualms of modern day life, Professor Alan Lightman investigates the creativity born from allowing our minds to freely roam, without attempting to accomplish anything and without any assigned tasks.