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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change by John Glassie

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8:14pm, January 24, 2013

The eccentric life of the insatiably curious, but often wrong, 17th century scholar Athanasius Kircher is explored in this tale of his influence on science.

Riverhead Books, 2012, 335 p., $26.95

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