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The Book of Odds is filled with good news (you have a relatively good chance of experiencing love at first sight), mixed news (you are less likely to be killed by a co-worker than by a sibling), and bad news (don’t even ask). (Barnes & Noble, Editor's Recommendation)
The Book of Odds…shows the surprising probabilities governing everyday life, including how your sex life stacks up. (Salon.com)
An enticing read from cover to cover, the odds are great that you will enjoy this book. (Library Journal)
Amram Shapiro is the founder and president of the Book of Odds. He is coauthor of Product Development, Success Through Product and Cycle-Time Excellence and has contributed to numerous journals including Research Technology Management and CFO magazine.
Louise Firth Campbell is the chief operating officer of the Book of Odds. She has more than twenty-five years' experience advising companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations on strategic business, technology, and marketing issues, as well as on public policy.
Rosalind Wright is the founding editor of the Book of Odds. She has published two novels: Rocking, which received an award from PEN International, and Veracruz, which received the top fiction prize from the Texas Institute of Letters.
The odds are you could not find anything better for the average person to understand.Published 9 days ago by bblwn
Some of the statistics were very interesting, but reading through the book felt disjointed and kind of tedious. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Peter M. Van Buren
This book has some interesting information on pretty much every page. The format and pictures make it easy to pick up and browse at your leisure. Read morePublished 17 months ago by E-Rock
The Book of Odds is like a bottle of good wine, best to be shared with others. It will, without a doubt, enliven any dinner or cocktail party. Read morePublished 18 months ago by John Holecek
Bought this book at the Newtonville Books "Book of Odds" reception and have kept it on my bedside table ever since for my nightly reading pleasure! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Arleen Ashjian
A great book with tons of interesting and that provoking stats. Great to give as a gift and for the lover of fun facts. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Dan R
Probably had excessive expectations, but expected broader range of useful odds that might be useful in work. Was more about love than lightning. Can be read in a couple of hours.Published 18 months ago by Kiwiruss
For anyone who loves trivia and fun things, this book is a must! We know we live in a big world, but it's fun to look at it from this book's point of view - what are the odds on... Read morePublished 18 months ago by F. Michael Peacock
This book provides an amazingly useful collection of odds (probabilities) for important everyday events across ones life span. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jim