Best Billiards & Pool Books

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1. 75 Day Challenge Journal : Exercise twice each day for 45 minutes with More Space for you to Customize Your Training , Undated Gym Log Book. (75 Hard … journal and tracker for 75 hard challenge.)

Author: by MINIMALIST DESIGN
B08VCKGF6K
English
160 pages

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A Better Way For Tracking Your 75 Day ChallengeThis is probably not the cheapest “75 Day Challenge Journal” but it’s the coolest and the most valuable you’re gonna find in here, and it will keep you on track and motivated towards finishing and completing the challenge.

75 HARD CHALLENGE is the only program that can permanently change your life, and this journal is designed to contain the 75 Hard Challenge rules and help you keep track of your progress. In This 75 Hard Challenge Journal You Will Find: 75 days for exercise tracking.

2 Pages per day with more space for notes taking Size 8. 5″ x 11″ 150 Pages High-Quality White Interior Paper Matte Cover DesignThe journal offers premium quality, a fashion-focused design that will look as good as it feels and performs. Note: Take a second copy in case you make a mistake and want to start over, that will help you not to give up.Get Your Copy Now!

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2. The 99 Critical Shots in Pool: Everything You Need to Know to Learn and Master the Game (Other)

Author: by Ray Martin

‎ English
220 pages
0812922417

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World Champion Pool Player Ray “Cool Cat” Martin shares his secrets for playing winner’s pool in this classic book, which includes an introduction by the author. Written with co-author Rosser Reeves, The 99 Critical Shots in Pool remains one of the most authoritative guides to the game ever written.

Over 200 illustrations show the proper form, technique, and approach to shots such as: The Center Ball Cheat-the-Pocket The Hook Shot The Seven Ball Stop Shot The Jump Shot The Frozen Kiss Shot The Nudge Shot The Side Pocket By-Pass Shot Ray Martin, a Billiards Congress of America Hall of Fame inductee, is one of only seven players in the twentieth century to win three or more world 14.1 titles.

He co-wrote this book with Rosser Reeves in 1976.


3. Byrne's Complete Book of Pool Shots: 350 Moves Every Player Should Know

Author: by Robert Byrne
Mariner Books
English
384 pages

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A comprehensive shot-by-shot instructional guide from billiards expert Robert Byrne Ranging from tickys and double-kisses to jump shots and diamond systems, Byrne’s Complete Book of Pool Shots takes players on an accelerated trip from pool kindergarten to graduate school. Players of every skill level will find ways to improve their game and get ahead of their opponents with 350 of Byrne’s clever and intricately diagrammed movesmany of which are outlined here for the first time by one of the game’s most masterful players and teachers.


4. Pool & Billiards For Dummies

Author: by Nicholas Leider
For Dummies
English
384 pages

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Practical, step-by-step tips for players of all levels From Snooker to Carom to good-old-fashioned 8- or 9-Ball, Pool & Billiards For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play, covering the variety of the ever-popular games that make up pool and billiards.

This hands-on guide discusses everything from the rules and strategies of the games to how to set up a pool room to choosing the right equipment, and is accompanied by dozens of photos and line drawings. See how hard to hit the cue ball and where to hit it, the angle to hold the cue stick and how much chalk to use, how to use a bridge, and how to put spin on the ball Includes advanced pool techniques and trick shots for the seasoned pool sharp With Pool & Billiards For Dummies, even a novice can play like a champion!


5. Basic Pool: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide (Revised and Updated)

Author: by Arthur "Babe" Cranfield
Skyhorse
English
232 pages

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Learn tips and tactics of pocket billiards from the very best, in this newly revised and expanded edition of the classic guide to playing better pool from Hall of Famer Arthur Babe Cranfield. Whether your next game will be a tournament match or part of a night out with a group of friends, this book will give you leg up on your opponent and help make the game for fun for you.

Chapters include:What to Look for in a Pool CueHand PositionThe Points of Aim, the Point of Contact, and the Difference Between the TwoCombination ShotsThe Draw ShotSpeed ControlStraight PoolNine-BallEight BallAnd much More! They say that shooting a good game of pool is the sign of a gentlemen, and that shooting too good a game of pool is the sign of a misspent youth.

Well, with the instructions here, your friends may question how you spent your youth.


6. The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards

Author: by David G. Alciatore
Sterling
English
304 pages

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Master one of the world’s most popular games with the help of a mechanical engineering professor who has a passion for pool. More than 80 principles of the game, presented with 250-plus precisely scaled illustrations and photographs, offer players of all levels a thorough overview of the fundamentals of 8-ball and 9-ball, including grip and stance, basic shots, position play and strategy, bank and kick shots, and advanced techniques such as carom and jump shots.

Organized for quick study, this must-have guide features extensive cross-references and is supplemented with video clips, interesting mathematical formulas, and other resources also available at www.Engr.Colostate.Edu/pool.


7. Rifts Ultimate Edition Rpg

Author: by Kevin Sembieda
Palladium Books
English
376 pages

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8. The Hustler

Author: by Walter Tevis
Thunder's Mouth Press
English
224 pages

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“A wonderful hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance.”-Time OutWhen it was first published in 1959, The Hustler was the first-and the best-novel written about billiards in the 400-year history of the game.

The book quickly won a respected readership and later an audience for the movie with the same name starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. The Hustler is about the victories and losses of one “Fast” Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from town to town conning strangers into thinking they could beat him at the game when in fact, he is a skillful player who has never lost a game.

Until he meets his match in Minnesota Fats, the true king of the poolroom, causing his life to change drastically. This is a classic tale of a man’s struggle with his soul and his self-esteem. “If Hemingway had the passion for pool that he had for bullfighting, his hero might have been Eddie Felson.”-Time


9. Playing Off the Rail: A Pool Hustler's Journey

Author: by David McCumber
It Books (April 1, 1997)
English
384 pages

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At the age of 17, David McCumber was stricken with “road fever” that irresistible call to the itinerant life of a professional gambler. Twenty-two years later, he got the chance to follow that dream-not as a player but as the “stakehorse” (financial backer) for Tony Annigoni, a non-smoking, macrobiotic-eating “Renaissance Pool Hustler,” student of Eastern religion, and master of the pure green-felt poetry of the dead stroke.” With $27,000 in David’s pocket they took off together on an astonishing four-month odyssey across America-traveling from seedy, hole-in-the-wall billiard parlors to high-class snooker rooms to high-tension pro tourneys, from Seattle to Miami and back again-exploring a shady twilight subculture and uniquely American mythos, in search of serious money, local glory…

And the perfect hustle.

10. Byrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards

Author: by Robert Byrne
Mariner Books
English
432 pages

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The definitive work on pool and billiards (National Billiard News) by champion player Robert Byrne Now updated throughout and expanded with new material on strategy in eight- and nine-ball, trick shots, and billiard memorabilia, Byrne’s New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards is the classic guide to cue gamescomplete with detailed diagrams and photographs to help improve play at every level.

11. Billiards, Revised and Updated: The Official Rules And Records Book

Author: by Billiards Congress of America
1592287441
Lyons Press
English

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Here in a single, compact handbook are all the rules for the myriad forms of pocket billiards. Billiards: The Official Rules and Records Book is complete with detailed instructions on how to play everything from Basic Pocket Billiards to Cut-Throat, together with the rules for tournament games such as Nine Ball and Rotation, and Snooker and Carom games.

These are the official rules of billiards from the Billiard Congress of America, the governing body of professional billiards in the United States. A very helpful chapter for the beginner includes professional tips on basic techniques and strategies. Also included are a glossary of billiard terms and a summary of BCA billiards champions.

12. Pleasures of Small Motions: Mastering the Mental Game of Pocket Billiards

Author: by Bob Fancher
Lyons Press
English
160 pages

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A psychotherapist and pool columnist breaks new ground by applying good science to the mental game of billiards and gives invaluable insight on competitive play.

13. Cue Ball Control Cheat Sheets for Pocket Billiards: Shortcuts to Perfect Position & Shape

Author: by Allan P. Sand
Billiard Gods Productions
English
232 pages

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How many times has your game died because of a bad cue ball control choice? (Actually, do you really want to remember how many times that happened? This has been a big personal problem in the decades that I’ve played the Green Game.

There are so many speeds to hit the cue ball and so many ways to make it spin. That means even dead-easy shots become very complicated when you have to get shape for the next shot. There are literally hundreds of options.

I’m not a feel player, able to intuitively shoot by instinct. I’m a scientific player, who likes to figure what, how, and why a shot can work (and way too often, not work). Finally, I got tired of guessing the correct cue ball speed and spin, and decided to apply some intelligence to this weakness in my game.

(Of course, I have no objection to winning because someone else does something foolish. I mapped out several hundred common shooting situations, with the cue ball, 1 ball, and 2 ball. Then I shot each layout, over and over, trying out different speeds and spins.

14. Warhammer Fantasy Rulebook Eighth 8th Edition – Hardcover Rulebook – English

Author: by author
English
184 pages
1841549649

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Up for sale is a pre-owned Warhammer Fantasy 8th Edition Rulebook, the “Big Red Book.” This book is OOP and in excellent condition per the description below. ConditionExcellent // An item with very minor, if any, shelfwear. Occasional scuffs on exterior but spine and interior pages in like-new condition.

May have price / shop sticker on packaging or book cover. Packaging for long-OOP items may be worn or damaged, but items are complete and without damage.

15. The Color of Money

Author: by Walter Tevis
English
302 pages
1560254858

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“Tevis in unequaled when it comes to creating and sustaining the tension of a high stakes game. Even readers who have never lifted a cue will be captivated.” – Publishers Weekly Twenty years after he conquered the underground pool circuit as The Hustler, “Fast” Eddie Felson is playing exhibition matches with former rival Minnesota Fats in shopping malls for prizes like cable television.

With one failed marriage and years of running a pool hall behind him, Eddie is now ready to regain the skills needed to compete in a world of pool that has changed dramatically since he left. The real challenge comes when Eddie realizes that in order to compete with a new wave of young players, he must hone his skills in the unfamiliar game of nine-ball as opposed to the straight pool that had once won him fame.

With a new generation of competitors, a higher-profile series of matches, and a waning confidence in his own abilities, “Fast” Eddie faces new challenges with unpredictable outcomes. The Color of Money is the source of the 1986 film starring Paul Newman in the role he had originated in The Hustler.

16. The Minnesota "Fats" Book of Billiards

Author: by Minnesota Fats
B000JFTL0Q
Rozel Industries
125 pages

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