Fooling Houdini

Alex Stone '14

Harper; First Edition

  • 2013 |
  • ALUMNI |
  • BOOK |
  • knight-wallace |

A dazzling tour through the strange and colorful world of magic and magicians-an exploration that probes the science of deception, the limits of consciousness, and the mysteries of the human mind. In trying to understand how expert magicians manipulate our minds to create their astonishing illusions, Alex Stone uncovers a wealth of insight into human nature and the nature of perception. “Fooling Houdini” arrives at a host of startling revelations about how the mind works, and why, sometimes it doesn’t.

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