My Visit with the Campesino Resistance to El Quimbo in Colombia

Earlier this month, I caught an overnight bus from my home in MedellĂ­n, Colombia to a small town called Gigante in southern Colombia. I was cold and scared. I was heading to a place I’d never been before to meet people I’d never met before. About 20 minutes from the town by taxi, the Spanish-Italian […]


Amazon Adds “I’d like to read this book on Kindle” Feature

Amazon has finally enabled Kindle owners to request that a print book be made available in Kindle format. It’s about time. For an example, see The Sagas of Icelanders. Under the picture of the book cover there is a link that says “Please tell the publisher: I’d like to read this book on Kindle”. Start […]