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Ricky Jay: Crumbling Dice

NPR's Scott Simon talks with sleight-of-hand artist and actor Ricky Jay, who along with photographer Rosamond Purcell, has produced a tribute to decaying dice in his new book Dice: Deception, Fate & Rotten Luck. The book is published by W.W. Norton & Company.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.