Charles C. Mann


Charles C. Mann is the author of 1491, which won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences' Keck award for the best book of the year. A correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, Science, and Wired, he has covered the intersection of science, technology, and commerce for many newspapers and magazines here and abroad, including the New York Times, Vanity Fair, the Washington Post, and more. In addition to 1491, he was the co-author of four other non-fiction books. He is now working on a companion volume to 1491. His website is


1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

Charles C. Mann


1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

Charles C. Mann


Before Columbus: The Americas of 1491

Charles C. Mann


1493 for Young People: From Columbus's Voyage to Globalization

Charles C. Mann and Rebecca Stefoff


Material World: A Global Family Portrait

Peter Menzel