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Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb spent twenty-one years as a risk taker before becoming a researcher in philosophical, mathematical, and (mostly) practical problems with probability. Although he spends most of his time as a flâneur, meditating in cafés across the planet, he is currently Distinguished Professor at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. His books, part of a multivolume collection called Incerto, have been published in thirty-six languages. Taleb has authored more than fifty scholarly papers as backup to Incerto, ranging from international affairs and risk management to statistical physics. Having been described as “a rare mix of courage and erudition,” he... Read More

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Antifragile
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7968-8 (0-8129-7968-0)

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the... Read more






Antifragile
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House | Hardcover | November 2012
$30.00/33.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6782-4 (1-4000-6782-0)

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the... Read more






The Bed of Procrustes
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2016
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8240-4 (0-8129-8240-1)

With fifty percent more material than the hardcover, this expanded edition of The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series... Read more






The Bed of Procrustes
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House | Hardcover | November 2010
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6997-2 (1-4000-6997-1)

The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and Antifragile.

By the author of... Read more






The Black Swan: Second Edition
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7381-5 (0-8129-7381-X)

The Black Swan is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

A black swan is... Read more






The Black Swan: Second Edition
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House | Hardcover | April 2007
$35.00/47.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6351-2 (1-4000-6351-5)

The Black Swan is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

A black swan is... Read more






Fooled by Randomness
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House | Hardcover | October 2008
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6793-0 (1-4000-6793-6)

Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Now in a striking... Read more






Fooled by Randomness
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2005
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7521-5 (0-8129-7521-9)

Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

“[Taleb is] Wall... Read more






Skin in the Game
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House | Hardcover | February 27, 2018
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-425-28462-9 (0-425-28462-X)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility

In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what... Read more






A Man for All Markets
Written by Edward O. Thorp, Foreword by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 17, 2018
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7990-9 (0-8129-7990-7)

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. Thorp invented card counting, proving the seemingly... Read more






A Man for All Markets
Written by Edward O. Thorp, Foreword by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House | Hardcover | January 2017
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6796-1 (1-4000-6796-0)

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. Thorp invented card counting, proving the seemingly... Read more





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