In a new book entitled, The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, author Scott Patterson introduces use to Thorp, as well as to a new breed of stock brokers who relied on empirical data versus intuition to guide them to great fortunes and financial ruin.
Books by Ed Thorp:
Beat the dealer: a winning strategy for the game of twenty-one: a scientific analysis of the world-wide game known variosly as black jack, twenty-one, vingt-et-un, pontoon, or van-john
Beat the market; a scientific stock market system
Confessions of a Wall Street analyst : a true story of inside information and corruption in the stock market
Blood on the street : the sensational inside story of how Wall Street analysts duped a generation of investors
Stock market wizards : interviews with America's top stock traders
The pied pipers of Wall Street : how analysts sell you down the river