Sleight Of History: The Story Of Magic
Do you remember the first time you saw a magic trick as a kid? Something vanished, or appeared, or broke and got fixed again. And you wondered how it was done.
Magicians are not supposed to tell their secrets. But magic designer and author Jim Steinmeyer tells a few, with co-author Peter Lamont, in The Secret History of Magic.
Not so much tricks, as the secret of magic's own story, and some of the myths that have grown around it. Jim Steinmeyer visits with an overview.