Thursday December 23,2010,
"(Taleb is) Wall Street’s principal dissident. . . . (Fooled By Randomness) is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin Luther’s ninety-nine theses were to the Catholic Church."-Malcolm Gladwell, "The New Yorker" Finally in paperback, the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about the markets and the world.This book is about luck: more precisely how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill-the world of business-Fooled by Randomness" "is an irreverent, iconoclastic, eye-opening, and endlessly entertaining exploration of one of the least understood forces in all of our lives.