For the past few months, I’ve been meeting up with some friends who share my love of Scrabble. The version on facebook is certainly no substitute for the in-person experience of playing this classic board game. The wooden tiles in your hand; the quality of the colour on a vintage board; the facial contortions of folks who are one lously letter away from a triple word score...
If you love Scrabble as much as I do, then check out the following titles:
- Letterati: an Unauthorized Look at Scrabble and the People who Play it, by Paul McCarthy
- Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players, by Stefan Fatsis
We’ve also got Scrabble dictionaries, so you can memorize all those “q” words that don’t require a “u”.
Scrabble’s not your game? Check out resources about winning at chess or poker, or anything else you're into!