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Pyerian Spring

by David Downing |  Published: Nov 01, 2009


I have been trying to get the old skull porridge moving again. Basically, I haven’t read anything of any worth in an age. Poker books are the worst. I love it when the most famous publisher actually has a disclaimer that they are not good reads — magnificent! And they are not wrong. Most poker books are terrible. They are either painfully boring or tedious to read, or they are so full of padding, assumptions, and woolly thinking that you are sifting the excrement looking for tiny kernels of truth. In general, if a poker book gives me an idea or two, I’m happy with the investment. As an aside, if someone asked me to recommend a book I would really struggle. Knowledge can become so outdated so quickly that classics, like the original SuperSystem, for example, now have many chapters that are next to pointless. If pushed, I would ...

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