New Book by Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont

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New Book by Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont

Postby Zig Zagger » March 11th, 2018, 6:53 am

I haven't seen this posted yet: Amazon lists a new book by magic scholars Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont, which is announced for publication in mid-July 2018, "The Secret History of Magic: The True Story of the Deceptive Art."

What to expect:
Two renowned historians of stage magic team up to produce this definitive, engaging history of stage magic, from Ancient Egypt to David Copperfield. Fifty glorious illustrations throughout.

368 pages, ready for pre-order. There will also be a Kindle edition.

https://www.amazon.com/Secret-History-M ... yer+lamont

Looking forward to this tome!
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Re: New Book by Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont

Postby Bill Mullins » July 20th, 2018, 2:05 am

A nice review by Michael Dirda in Washington Post.

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Re: New Book by Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont

Postby Peter Ross » August 1st, 2018, 5:41 pm

This book only has one review on Amazon, and it's a harsh two stars.

Richard K., might you add your review from GoodReads to balance it out?

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Re: New Book by Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont

Postby performer » August 1st, 2018, 8:13 pm

The title does sound dreadfully dull. I think that might be a turn off.

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Re: New Book by Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont

Postby Peter Ross » August 3rd, 2018, 3:44 pm

I just picked this book up at Barnes & Noble. There was one copy. It was filed under "Paganism."


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