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THE BIGGEST BLUFF How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

by | Read by Maria Konnikova

Biography & Memoir • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

The poker table is a laboratory for studying decision making, which is why it attracted a young Harvard-educated psychologist with a penchant for participatory journalism. With no card-playing experience, Konnikova somehow convinced poker legend Erik Seidel to take her under his wing and make her good enough to play professionally. With a tone that is nerdy and affable, Konnikova shares both her poker adventure and her insights into the ways people make decisions with incomplete information. This audio is also something of a memoir, which makes her the best choice as narrator, as she opens up about her life as the daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants and the challenges of being a woman in the bro culture of poker. An entertaining listen even for those who don't play the game. D.B. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2020]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593288924 $22.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593288931 $95.00

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