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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, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling... 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, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling... 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)

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, Antifragile, and Skin in the Game.

By the author of the modern classic... 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, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.

A... 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, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.

A... 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, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Now... 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, Skin in the Game and The Bed of Procrustes.

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

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A bold new work from the author of The Black Swan 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 it... Read more






A Man for All Markets
Written by Edward O. Thorp, Foreword by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 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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