10 best books of January, according to Amazon's editors

Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson shares her thoughts about the Amazon staff picks for the 10 best books of January 2013. 

2. "Ship It Holla Ballas!: How a Bunch of 19-Year-Old College Dropouts Used the Internet to Become Poker's Loudest, Craziest, and Richest Crew"


The subtitle says it all in this nonfiction account of a group of young math geniuses who became online poker champions. Nelson says the true story, while "really lively and energetic," is also a tale "in the tradition of a Greek tragedy" about talented people who allow their success to destroy them.

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