Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Qty:1
  • List Price: $14.00
  • Save: $4.01 (29%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
If... (Questions For The ... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

If... (Questions For The Game of Life) Hardcover – October 3, 1995

4.3 out of 5 stars 112 customer reviews

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$9.99
$3.74 $0.01

Top 20 lists in Books
Top 20 lists in Books
View the top 20 best sellers of all time, the most reviewed books of all time and some of our editors' favorite picks. Learn more
$9.99 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • If... (Questions For The Game of Life)
  • +
  • If..., Volume 2: (500 New Questions for the Game of Life)
  • +
  • If..., Volume 3: (Questions for the Game of Love)
Total price: $35.87
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

From the Inside Flap

In an elegant, two-color format, punctuated with intriguing drawings, If . . . poses hundreds of questions ranging from practical to maddening, moral to hilarious--which, if read alone, inspire self-exploration; if shared, spark fascinating discussions at gatherings, dinner parties, or meetings.

From the Back Cover

If you could spend one whole night alone with anyone in history, whom would you choose? If you could suddenly possess an extraordinary talent in one of the arts, which would you like it to be? If you could commit one crime without being caught, what crime would you commit? If your plane were about to crash and you had time to write one quick note, to whom would you write, and what would you say? If you could run any single company, institution, or organization in the world, which would you choose? These are but a few of the five hundred provocative queries from If... (Questions for the Game of Life). If... can be a wonderful after-dinner parlor game; it can serve as an icebreaker between new acquaintances; it can even help you better understand yourself, your dreams and aspirations, and the mysteries of life. After the hours of inquisitive thoughts and revelations inspired by If... (Questions for the Game of Life), you'll wonder, "If I had never picked up this book, what would have happened to me?"
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Image
Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 129 pages
  • Publisher: Villard; 1st edition (October 3, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679445358
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679445357
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.7 x 6.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,388 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
Let me start off by saying that I would have given this book a 5 out of 5 if it weren't for the fact that the questions get a little repeditive. For example, you'll find questions along the lines of, "If you could have dinner with anyone in history, who would it be?" Sometime after, you might run into, "If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be?" And then just to throw you a curve, you might get asked, "If you could ask one question to anyone in history, who would it be and what would you ask?" You'll find yourself skipping questions since the answers are already known.
But now onto the good stuff. I should note that this book is only for those who are into deep conversations. If you'd rather turn on the TV and sit in silence with your friends over talking about deep and meaningful things, you won't like this book.
My first experience with this book was with one of my best friends at a three day music festival. In between acts she'd ask me a question or two, and more often than not it would lead into some convesation or story. I never thought a little book would help me learn so much about someone in such a simple manner.
Being a music fan, I often get to meet many different bands. Recently I've started buying and giving these books away to bands to help them stay entertained on the road. Besides using them for inspiration, it's a great way for people to learn more about each other.
All in all, I'd say give the book a shot. They're cheep, and if you don't like it, I'm sure you'll easily find someone to take it off your hands.
1 Comment 104 of 106 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
We love this book. My husband and I trade questions when we're driving in the car with the kids. The questions stretch our imaginations, and get us to talk about things other than kids, household and money! It's great, we love it. Highly recommend it.
Comment 34 of 34 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
Many of the questions in this book are incredibly disturbing. Like the one about whose pet you would kill. Or what country you would nuke. Or what family member you would like to watch you have sex. Or who you would lock up in a room and torture. What the hell is wrong with these people?
7 Comments 95 of 106 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
The concept is marvelous -- there are so many situations in life where some sparkling conversation starters would be most helpful. If... has some imaginative questions to get discussion flowing and I appreciate that. However, by the time I eliminate the endless variations on the same theme, the old, overused standbys (If you could have dinner with any one person in history...) and the many sexual topics(including desired lovers, simultaneous lovers, same gender lovers, who you'd like to see naked and more), I'm left with only a few questions I will actually use.
Comment 40 of 43 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
I first heard of this book in an English class in High School. Our teacher would pull it out when we had a few minutes to spare. I bought the book short while later and it is the best coffee table book in the world. It is a great conversation piece. It is wonderful for entertaining. It not only provides thought provoking conversation, but is the perfect tool for getting to know your guests on a more intimate level.
Comment 27 of 30 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on September 29, 2003
Format: Hardcover
I had this book on my coffee table for months. People were always amused when they started thumbing through it. One night the guy I was dating picked it up and it sparked a great conversation that lasted until 3 in the morning.
Comment 11 of 11 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
This is such a fun book! It's especially great for group bonding--I have fond memories of spending a whole day by the lake with a group of fellow students and answering questions from this book. It's a great conversation starter and a good way to get to know people, especially people you hardly know. I recommend it for college students (it's great for meeting your new floor- or suite-mates), party hosts, team-building activity coordinators, and anyone else who needs an easy way to start discussions and get to know people.
Comment 12 of 13 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
you like to answer lots of questions and get to know yourself this is the book for you. :0) I picked some of the questions my 3 year old would understand and asked her. She thought it was hysterical to tell me what kind of tree she would be or where she would be if she could go anywhere.
Comment 8 of 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
If... (Questions For The Game of Life)
This item: If... (Questions For The Game of Life)
Price: $9.99
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: coffee table books, coffee table books best sellers, smoky mountains, coffee table books southern, best coffee table book