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Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 Book About Flies (SCREENSHOT)

You can’t put a price on a good education, but $23 million for a textbook still seems a bit steep.Michael Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and blogger, recently spotted the outrageous price tag on Peter Lawrence’s “The Making of a Fly,” li…

You can’t put a price on a good education, but $23 million for a textbook still seems a bit steep.

Michael Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and blogger, recently spotted the outrageous price tag on Peter Lawrence’s “The Making of a Fly,” listed by Amazon at $23,698,655.93, plus — and here’s the deal breaker — shipping.

Lawrence’s book does boast mostly 5-star reviews, but any developmental biology textbook pushing eight figures should be a tough sell.

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