Laura's Reviews > Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology
I just re-read this book in preparation for a visit at my work by Lawrence Weschler (today!). According to the museum (MOCA, not MJT) ticket I found in my book, used as a bookmark, the first time I read it was in 2001. And it really is one of my favorite books. It is about wonder and wunderkammern, about art and science, and the bizarre intersection of it all at the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles. The main book itself is only about 110 pages, but even more is included in notes. Worth the read if you are interested in museums, cabinets of wonder, or artistic mavericks.
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