Sep 30, 2020
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Edward Wilson Lee about his book The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books. This is the story of Hernando Colon, Christopher Columbus' son who like his father was an explorer. Columbus explored the not so known world Hernando explored the world of knowledge and set out to map that world so we could follow. At the age of 18 he sets out to collect everything ever printed and to build the world's largest library to house it. This is a riveting and thought provoking read that should be enjoyed by all.