Episode from the podcastNHMLA Talks | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

The Feather Thief

Released Wednesday, 25th April 2018
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Author Kirk Wallace Johnson in conversation with NHMLA President Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga about The Feather Thief – A rollicking true-crime adventure about a young American that stole hundreds of rare bird specimens from the British Natural History Museum in Tring. His book is a thought-provoking exploration on the debt we owe institutions that house precious collections and the human drive to possess natural beauty.