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Annmarie Banks spent the first twenty years of her professional life as a bookseller specializing in out-of-print and antiquarian books. She currently resides in the state of Arizona.

Since then she has studied many books about the history of the quest for knowledge. Early Western scientists were alchemists and philosophers who were forced to learn about the secrets of Nature by hiding in locked rooms poring over encrypted documents. Their struggle was so fascinating to her that she wrote the book she had always hoped to find on the shelves of the bookstore, but never did.

fry Stephen Fry’s “Wagner and Me”

I recently enjoyed “Wagner and Me”, a documentary by Stephen Fry illustrating his internal conflict about loving Richard Wagner’s art while deploring the artist’s character. Since I am a great admirer of Wagner (and of Stephen Fry), I watched with interest. The idea that the artist must live up to the art-lover’s expectations of an equally admirable moral charact...

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Arlene Thank you so much, Ms. Banks!

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