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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should...

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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Everyone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or something altogether more unpredictable? This book intends to change the way you think...

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Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder
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Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call efficient is not efficient at all? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on the job? How did the sinking of the Titanic save...

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

In his most provocative and practical book yet, the New York Times -bestselling author of The Black Swan challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal...

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Incerto: Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, The Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile
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Incerto: Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, The Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

With fifty percent more material than the hardcover --Page 4 of cover.

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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

With fifty percent more material than the hardcover --Page 4 of cover.

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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The founder of a trading firm and risk management organization argues that randomness and probability have a profound influence on human life, as well as the consistent inability of humans to recognize that role, and explains how...

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The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section:  On Robustness and Fragility
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The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: On Robustness and Fragility

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yetcauses massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Talebshows in a playful way that black swan events explain almost everything...

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Shares philosophical insights into how adversity and chaos can bring out the best in individuals and communities, drawing on multiple disciplines to consider various topics.

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

In his most provocative and practical book yet, the New York Times -bestselling author of The Black Swan challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal...

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Incerto (Deluxe Edition): Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, The Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile, Skin in the Game
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Incerto (Deluxe Edition): Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, The Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile, Skin in the Game

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Shares philosophical insights into how adversity and chaos can bring out the best in individuals and communities, drawing on multiple disciplines to consider various topics.

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The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section:  On Robustness and Fragility
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The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: On Robustness and Fragility

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; and it carries a massive impact. This work also concocts an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable,...

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Incerto: Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, The Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile, Skin in the Game
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Incerto: Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, The Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile, Skin in the Game

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Jouer Sa Peau
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Jouer Sa Peau

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Christine Rimoldy

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Antifragile: Les Bienfaits Du Desordre
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Antifragile: Les Bienfaits Du Desordre

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Christine Rimoldy, Lucien D'Azay

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Safe Haven: Investing for Financial Storms
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Safe Haven: Investing for Financial Storms

Mark Spitznagel, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Investments covered and evaluated include precious metals, commodities, US treasuries, currencies and cryptocurrencies, real estate, art, equity strategies, hedge funds, risk parity, CTAs, CDSs, VIX, and tail-hedging.

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity
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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

Carlo M. Cipolla, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

An earlier version of 'The basic laws of human stupidity was self-published in Italy by Carlo M. Cipolla and privately available in 1976 --Copyright page.

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

In his most provocative and practical book yet, the New York Times -bestselling author of The Black Swan challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal...

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Jouer Sa Peau: Asymetries Cachees Dans La Vie Quotidienne
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Jouer Sa Peau: Asymetries Cachees Dans La Vie Quotidienne

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Christine Rimoldy

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity
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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

Carlo M. Cipolla, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The first UK and US publication of the classic international bestseller that set out to detect, understand and neutralise the most powerful dark force known to man: stupidity.

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Le Hasard Sauvage: Comment La Chance Nous Trompe
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Le Hasard Sauvage: Comment La Chance Nous Trompe

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Carine Chichereau

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Incerto: Le Hasard Sauvage / Le Cygne Noir Suivi de Force Et Fragilite / Le Lit de Procuste / Antifragile / Jouer Sa Peau
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Incerto: Le Hasard Sauvage / Le Cygne Noir Suivi de Force Et Fragilite / Le Lit de Procuste / Antifragile / Jouer Sa Peau

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Antifragile: Les Bienfaits Du Desordre
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Antifragile: Les Bienfaits Du Desordre

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Christine Rimoldy, Lucien D'Azay

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Le Hasard Sauvage
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Le Hasard Sauvage

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PH.D., MBA, Carine Chichereau

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Le Cygne Noir: La Puissance de l'Imprevisible
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Le Cygne Noir: La Puissance de l'Imprevisible

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PH.D., MBA, Christine Rimoldy

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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market
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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

Edward O. Thorp, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Lecturing Birds on Flying: Can Mathematical Theories Destroy the Financial Markets?
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Lecturing Birds on Flying: Can Mathematical Theories Destroy the Financial Markets?

Pablo Triana, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

An intriguing look at how financial models have repeatedly failed our markets, including now Leading and contrarian thinkers have been talking for years about the conflicts between theoretical and real finance. Nassim Taleb first...

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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market
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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

Edward O. Thorp, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The incredible real-life story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and helped start a revolution on Wall Street

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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Procrustes was a character from Greek mythology who abducted travellers and invited them to spend the night in a special bed, which they had to fit to perfection. They never did. This title presents the ideas about life in the...

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Incerto: Le Hasard Sauvage / Le Cygne Noir / Le Lit de Procuste / Antifragile
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Incerto: Le Hasard Sauvage / Le Cygne Noir / Le Lit de Procuste / Antifragile

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Skin in the Game
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Skin in the Game

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Traditional Chinese edition of Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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The New Evolution Diet: What Our Paleolithic Ancestors Can Teach Us about Weight Loss, Fitness, and Aging
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The New Evolution Diet: What Our Paleolithic Ancestors Can Teach Us about Weight Loss, Fitness, and Aging

Arthur De Vany, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Disease-free and strikingly fit, 72-year-old De Vany--grandfather of the Paleo lifestyle movement--is living proof that it pays to live like a caveman. In The New Evolution Diet, De Vany offers readers a road map back to...

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Force Et Fragilite: Reflexions Philosophiques Et Empiriques
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Force Et Fragilite: Reflexions Philosophiques Et Empiriques

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PH.D., MBA, Christine Rimoldy

Le Cygne Noir soulevait un probleme, le fait qu'une certaine categorie d'evenements historiques successifs demeure impossible a prevoir et a evaluer. Force et fragilite va plus loin, au coeur des questions philosophiques et...

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Coffret Hasard Sauvage, Le Cygne Noir Suivi de Force Et Fragilite Et Le Lit de Procuste
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Coffret Hasard Sauvage, Le Cygne Noir Suivi de Force Et Fragilite Et Le Lit de Procuste

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PH.D., MBA

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Extremes
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Extremes

Duncan Needham (University of Cambridge), Julius Weitzdoerfer (University of Cambridge), David Runciman (University of Cambridge), Emily Shuckburgh, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Arising from the 2017 Darwin College Lectures, leading intellectuals and public figures explore a range of 'extreme' events, environments, and achievements. Topics include the 2008 financial crisis, President Trump's election,...

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