Intriguing Facts about Christopher Columbus

Columbus life has never been consensual amongst historians. It is strewn with contradictions. Mostly, historians rely on documents produced decades or centuries later. The picture we have of the navigator is of an inspired, brilliant but mercurial and self-serving adventurer, lost at sea most of the times, an opportunistic climbing up the social ladder whoContinue reading “Intriguing Facts about Christopher Columbus”

Some of my favorite books

Throughout my life, I’ve read many books, great ones, good ones and a couple of pages of bad ones too. Not as many as I would like, though – I’m a slow reader and often find myself staring at a beautiful sentence or lost in thought with the book open in my lap. Every personContinue reading “Some of my favorite books”