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Egyptomania: Author Bob Brier Recommends His Top Ten Books on Ancient Egypt

My new book, EGYPTOMANIA, is all about why we are so fascinated with ancient Egypt. Kids want to see the mummies in the Egyptian sections of museums, not the Greek pots. New agers who think they are reincarnated were always ancient Egyptians in their previous lives, never Vikings or Maya. What is it about Egypt? (Hint: It has to do with the desire for immortality.)