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Liar’s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewis’s knowing and hilarious insider’s.
Poker has taken the spotlight during the Coronavirus pandemic and the game gets a bit more publicity this week. Bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and now poker player Maria Konnikova releases a new book this week and her life in poker is a major focus. For those not familiar, in 2017 Konnikova looked to explore how luck plays a role in people’s lives.
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He took a flimsy story of his try8ing to play pro poker with the big guys, at best enough material for an article, and padded it out so it is book length. To do that, he intercut his story with big chapters on history of poker, his own very boring backstory and domestic minutiae and half the book is devoted to the tawdry sordid lives of the people who own the horseshoe casino in Vegas. Not.
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Book reviews. Poker: Bets, Bluffs, and Bad Beats A. Alvarez Review by Martin Brady. December 2001. Well, OK I'll admit that not all men make a habit out of reading books. But for every guy who enjoys a novel now and then, there are dozens more who just might like an enlightening browse, an interesting bit of nonfiction, a useful how-to guide or, of course, cool pictures of cool guy-type things.