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Reviews

  • A hugely entertaining eye-opener about how misuse of statistics can skew our view of the world

    Daily Mail
  • Lively and lucid . . . an intensely useful (as well as a remarkably entertaining) book . . .

    Salon
  • In my experience, it is very rare to find a book that is both erudite and entertaining. Yet The Improbability Principle is such a book. Surely this cannot be due to chance alone!

    Hal Varian, Google’s Chief Economist
  • An elegant, astoundingly clear and enjoyable combination of subtle statistical thinking and real-world events.

    Andrew Dilnot, co-author of 'The Numbers Game'
  • As someone who happened to meet his future wife on a plane, on an airline he rarely used, I wholeheartedly endorse David Hand’s fascinating guide to improbability, a subject which affects the lives of all, yet until now has lacked a coherent exposition of its underlying principles.

    Gordon Woo, catastrophist at Risk Management Solutions

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