WILLIAM POUNDSTONE has been nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize. Among his books are Prisoner's Dilemma: John von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the Bomb; The Recursive Universe; Labyrinths of Reason; Big Secrets; How Would You Move Mount Fuji?; Fortune's Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street; Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren't Fair (and What We Can Do About It); Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It); Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?; most recently, he is the author of Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up. He has also written extensively for network television and major magazines. He lives in Los Angeles.