Knock on Wood: Luck, Chance, and the Meaning of Everything is a book about the concept of "luck" in its various senses, from the perspective of a professor of statistics. It is being published in Fall 2018 by HarperCollins Canada. See the book's web page at harpercollins.ca or harpercollins.com.
The book is available for pre-order from amazon.ca (or kindle edition), amazon.com (or kindle edition), indigo.ca, amazon.in (or kindle edition), and Barnes & Noble. ISBN: 9781443453073.
It will be available by October 2, 2018.
See also the clickable endnotes (pdf).
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"'Good luck!' Something we say almost every day with best of intentions but little thought. What are we really honouring when we say good luck? Knock on Wood is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand why things happen." -- Darrell Bricker, CEO, Ipsos Public Affairs, co-author of The Big Shift
The book Knock on Wood may be ordered from e.g. amazon.ca (or kindle) or amazon.com (or kindle), or from most bookstores.
See also Jeffrey Rosenthal's previous book and non-research writings and home page.