New discover follows Edward Wilson-Lee's beautiful book.
You can’t actually tell a book by its cover but openings often let you know what you’re in for and Edward Wilson-Lee begins as he means to go on in a vein of perfectly pitched p
Being born the illegitimate son of Christopher Columbus was never going to be an easy legacy for poor Hernando Colón.
As anyone who has ever had to use one at length will know, libraries can be their own worst enemies.
On 9 May 1502, a young Spaniard joined the fleet setting sail for the newly discovered Americas.