Chasing Aphrodite by Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino

For the moment, however, the most disturbing thing about the Aphrodite was its price tag: $24 million, more than twice the cost of the kouros and far more than had ever been paid for a work of ancient art. A book related to museums. Book number 5 out of 12 for my book project. Chasing… Continue reading Chasing Aphrodite by Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino

The Falcon Thief by Joshua Hammer

The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird is a thrilling book. Heists/thefts. Second book from my 12 categories. I chose this category specifically because the book fit the criteria. A South African (Jeffrey Lendrum) who steals rare bird eggs from the wild and the British detective… Continue reading The Falcon Thief by Joshua Hammer