Colin Wells

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COLIN WELLS is the author of Sailing from Byzantium: How a Lost Empire Shaped the World (Bantam-Dell, 2006) and A Brief History of History: Great Historians and the Epic Quest to Explain the Past (Lyons, 2008). Wells was educated at UCLA and Oxford. He lives in Westport, NY, where he is currently working on a book about the alphabet.