September 2nd, 2011 | 0 Comments
This month’s book picks have got all your interests covered. Want to learn your history? That’s covered. Itching to read a selection from a classic literary/sci-fi author? Covered. Getting ready for the upcoming tenth anniversary of 9/11? Also covered, not to mention the most essential travel guide you’ll ever need.
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles Mann
This follow up to Mann’s bestseller 1491 focuses not only on the environmental changes that Columbus brought to the Americas but the economic unification of the world brought about by a Spaniard named Legazpi, who succeeded where Columbus failed by establishing trade with China.