NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Set in the aftermath of
Rogue One. A Star Wars Story, this action-packed prequel to
the hotly anticipated videogame Battlefront II introduces the
Empire’s elite force. Inferno Squad.
After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the
destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive.
The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics
professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the
first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution
on Wall Street.
A child of the Great Depression, legendary mathematician Edward O.
The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the Rules
Over 1,000,000 Copies in Print
Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in this
classic guide he shares the revolutionary point system that
has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players
The Noble Hustle is Pulitzer finalist Colson
Whitehead’s hilarious memoir of his search for meaning at
high stakes poker tables, which the author describes as
“Eat, Pray, Love for depressed
On one level, The Noble Hustle is a familiar species of
participatory journalism--a longtime neighborhood poker player,
Whitehead was given a $10,000 stake and an assignment from the
online online magazine Grantland to see how far he could get
in the World Series of Poker.
Don't Know Much About Anything. Everything You Need to Know
But Never Learned About Famous People, Exceptional Places,
Historical Happenings, Holidays and Traditions, Everyday Objects,
Remarkable Inventions, Space, Sports, Food, Entertainment and
An eye-popping and hilarious joyride through the underworld of
Beth Raymer arrived in Las Vegas in 2001, hoping to land a job as a
cocktail waitress at one of the big casinos. In the meantime, she
lived in a $17-a-night motel with her dog, Otis, and waited tables
at a low-rent Thai restaurant.
Tom Bissell is a prizewinning writer who published three widely
acclaimed books before the age of thirty-four. He is also an
obsessive gamer who has spent untold hours in front of his various
video game consoles, playing titles such as Far Cry 2, Left 4
Dead, BioShock, and Oblivion for, literally, days.
From Square One is Dean Olsher's captivating and in-depth
exploration of the cultural history, psychology, and even
metaphysics of crosswords -- their promise of a world without chaos
It is often repeated that more than 50 million Americans do
crossword puzzles on a regular basis.
In many sports, the pinnacle is Wheaties-box fame and notoriety.
But in the world of pool, notoriety is the last thing a hustler
desires. Such is the dilemma that faces Danny Basavich, an affable,
generously proportioned Jewish kid from Jersey, who flounders
through high school until he discovers the one thing he excels at
– the felt – and hits the road.