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Pool & Billiards For Dummies® is the perfect “in” into the wonderful world of cue sports. Whether you aren’t sure which end is up on a cue stick or you’re looking to pick up some professional advice after hours at the table, this book will deliver the skill-building principles and strategic know-how to put you in total control.
Brian Hemmings’ and Tim Holder’s pioneering new title Applied Sport Psychology: A Case-Based Approach takes us inside these inner battles to reveal the science behind sporting success.
As the world turns its sporting gaze towards Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, The Physiological Society journal Experimental Physiology marks the occasion with a special issue exploring the biological and environmental challenges elite winter athletes must overcome to win gold.
Cracking Codes & Cryptograms For Dummies features more than 300 different puzzles of varying skill levels, from the simplest substitution puzzles to fiendishly difficult ciphers.
The popularity of Dan Brown’s latest novel, The Lost Symbol, has opened up the secretive world of the Freemasons to millions of readers. The ancient society and puzzling ciphers featured in the book have sparked interest in finding out more about both.
The aromatic nose, the smooth taste, and the warm burn down the throat all characterize what makes drinking whiskey a passionate hobby for connoisseurs. Now, a new book unearths the philosophical underpinnings of this pastime.
Launched in 1987, Final Fantasy now ranks as one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time. The beloved series’ next installment is currently set to release in early 2010, but not before the first, unauthorized book probes the philosophical themes behind the game’s compelling characters and stories.
In Wilderness Survival For Dummies® (Wiley, 978-0-470-45306-3, July 2009), field experts John F. Haslett and Cameron M. Smith, PhD, teach readers how to navigate using both a compass and the sky, forage for food, create and use a solar still, and much more.
The NHL's All-Time winningest goalie and 3-time Stanley Cup Champion presents his memoir on his life and career.
When the first print run of Bob Fisher’s definitive history of the America’s Cup sold out, there were disappointed sailing enthusiasts around the globe. Now, with interest mounting in the 34th America’s Cup, publishers Wiley Nautical have announced a new limited print run.