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Fooled by Randomness

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Written by Nassim Nicholas TalebAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • On Sale: August 23, 2005
  • Price: $17.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8129-7521-5 (0-8129-7521-9)
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill--the world of business--Fooled By Randomness is an irreverent, iconoclastic, eye-opening, and endlessly entertaining exploration of one of the least understood forces in all of our lives.

Fooled By Randomness…is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin Luther’s ninety-five theses were to the Catholic Church.” --The New Yorker

“Excellent and thought provoking... an entertaining book.” --Financial Times

“Recalls the best of scientist/essayists like Richard Dawkins...and Stephen Jay Gould.” --Michael Schrager, MIT, author of Serious Play