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  • Posted August 10, 2014

    Good read for background in CIA tricks

    This is a fairly good book for people interested in the methods magicians tried to teach to spies back in the 1960s. Those methods and more are now the purview of Apollo Robbins, but he has yet to write a declassified book. The best part of this book is that the techniques will work, even on attentive spies or other magicians.

    The downside is that has moments of being slightly dry, but so does another book, Whiz Mobs from the 1970s, a book about the culture of pickpockets. The best takeaway from these books are changes in the way people think about the process of deception and spy craft in general.

    It is a good companion to the Sleight of Mind, for those doing research into techniques, like these.

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