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Most popular Conjuring & magic books

The most popular Conjuring & magic books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini
Award-winning journalist and New York Times-bestselling author Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist's impact on American culture--and why his legacy endures to this day. day.
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Tricks Of The Mind
His baffling illusions and stunning set pieces - such as The Seance, Russian Roulette and The Heist - have set new standards of what's possible, as well as causing more than their fair share of controversy.
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Cooperman!: The Life of Tommy Cooper
From humble beginnings to yearnings of stardom; early setbacks, marriage to Dove; the struggle to the top and the endless quest to be the best. This comedy giant was voted in the top three greatest comics of all time. There was no one else like him. He remains a fans' favourite with the nation and is the greatest ever British magician and comedian.
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Amazing Magic Tricks: To Confound and Astound
50 classic magic tricks to amuse and entertain your family and friends, including card tricks, coin tricks and sleight-of-hand tricks.
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Spectacle of Illusion: Magic, the paranormal & the complicity of the mind
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Royal Road to Card Magic: Handy card tricks to amaze your friends now with video clip downloads
The bible of card tricks - now with video clip downloads so you can see the tricks that other books only tell you about. The Royal Road to Card Magic is the `go to book' for card magic. Confound your friends, amaze your acquaintances, amuse and dazzle crowds at parties and gatherings using just a simple pack of cards., With the help of this book you can develop a versatile repertoire of first-rate card tricks. This new videobook edition of the greatest card magic book, offers the budding magician a brilliant introduction to sleight of hand magic. It includes more than 100 video clips to demonstrate the principles and practice of card magic., You will learn how to shuffle and present some astounding tricks. The Royal Road to Card Magic videobook: Includes QR codes for 110 video downloads that fully demonstrate the techniques that underpin the tricks; Presents simple sleights of hand and shuffles that you can amaze your audience with; Ideal for the amateur or a great refresher for the professional, this classic card magic reference book is written in an open style that teaches and entertains; Packed with key detail on each card trick, taking you through each trick step by step in text and video clips revealling the hand techniques to help you master your art; Foreword by Jack Delvin, President of the Magic Circle, the world's premier magical society. From classic principles and practice, to the art of presentation and a collection of astonishing tricks, everything you need is here., Learn how to do The Overhand Shuffle, The Riffle Shuffle, The Glide, The Glimpse, The Key Card, The Palm, The Backslip, False Shuffles and Cuts, The Double Lift and Turnover, The Hindu Shuffle, Top and Bottom Changes. Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue have inspired a generation of magicians with this classic card magic book. This new edition that includes the original text with new videoclips will inspire you to succeed in baffling any audience.
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Movie Book of Answers
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Magic Book
Take a truly magical mystery tour with this sparkling compendium of magic and trickery from medieval thaumaturgies to 20th-century showmen. Featuring hundreds of rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings, The Magic Book follows this special performing art from the 1400s to the 1950s.
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Daughter of Chaos (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Novel #2)
Half-witch, half-mortal sixteen-year-old Sabrina Spellman has made her choice: she's embraced her dark side and her witchy roots. Now her power is growing daily ... but will it come at too high a price?
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Confessions of a Conjuror
Taking as his starting point the various stages of a conjuring trick he's performing in a crowded restaurant, Derren's endlessly engaging narrative wanders through subjects from all points of the compass, from the history of magic and the fundamentals of psychology to the joys of internet shopping and the proper use of Parmesan cheese.
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Book of Answers
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Literary Book of Answers
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Charlie Dancey's Encyclopaedia of Ball Juggling
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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic
A vibrant narrative of India's magical traditions and their journey across the world. A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018
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Great Houdini's Puzzle Vault
The Great Houdini's Puzzle Vault contains 100 puzzles inspired by the greatest escapologist ever to have lived. With puzzle chains where one wrong answer can leave you locked in a never-ending circle of puzzles, and logic problems designed to confound the mind, this puzzle book is an enjoyable test for all.
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Magic Misfits
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Nothing Is Impossible: My Story
'I immersed myself in magic. But the darkest of times can also be the most enlightening. When his late granddad showed him magic for the first time, Steven Frayne knew there was more to life than hiding from bullies.
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Gilbert's Table Magic: Coin and Handkerchief Tricks
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Magic Is Dead: My Journey into the World's Most Secretive Society of Magicians
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Secrets of Street Magic
This handy book explains and shows clearly how to perform 100 close-up magic tricks and illusions. Paul Zenon gives you advice on how to best perform tricks, when and how to use them for the greatest effect, as well as offering his unique insight to the world of magic and illusion.
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Magical Experiments: Scientific Amusements to Entertain and Instruct
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Magic the Complete Course
Packed with over a hundred magic effects and tricks, this book teaches both the mechanics and presentation necessary to perform each trick. It provides chapters that cover a wide-range of scenarios in which you learn to make money appear, predict thoughts and phone numbers, control a participant's decision, and demonstrate superhuman memory.
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Bobby Denise is Reigning Rampant
The darkly comic story of a retired Las Vegas stage magician and big cat enthusiast, dragged back into the spotlight by the consequences of one huge mistake.
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You Got Magic
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Let's Hear It For The Boy
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Mathematics, Magic and Mystery
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Self-working Mental Magic: Sixty-seven Foolproof Mind Reading Tricks
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Card Tricks for Beginners
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How to Pick Pockets for Fun & Profit: A Magician's Guide to Pickpocket Magic
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Mastering the Art of Magic: Two Great Books of Conjuring Tricks
This exciting and inspiring box set will provide hours of entertainment for performer and audience alike!
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Jean Hugard's Complete Course in Modern Magic: Skills and Sorcery for the Aspiring Magician
A Comprehensive Magic Overview from a Master Magician
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Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects
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Magic For Dummies
Designed for absolute beginners, this is a friendly, funny introduction to the art of magic. This book of tricks doesn't require any special manual skills or expensive props. There are over 50 popular and easy-to-master magic tricks presented in a step-by-step manner, and fully illustrated.
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Hey Presto!: Amazing magic tricks to confound and astound
Hey Presto! is a book full to the rafters with simple magic tricks, the perfect companion for a beginner as well as a wonderful gift book for those wishing to get into magic and are not sure how. The book contains over 40 card, coin and magic tricks for the beginner.
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Illustrated Compendium of Magic Tricks
Learn the secrets of conjuring tricks from the expert, shown in 2500 clear photographs.
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Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Magic Tricks
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Grandpa Magic
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Presto! Magic for the Beginner
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My First Diabolo Book: An Introduction to Diabolo Techniques
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Modern Coin Magic: 116 Coin Sleights and 236 Coin Tricks
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Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children
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Hiding The Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible
Presents a story of the Golden Age of magic and of the world's legendary magicians: the personalities who patented the first ghost and competed fiendishly in the race to make things materialize, levitate and disappear. This book is the masterwork of a man who has dedicated his life to magic, who knows the tricks inside out, and still believes.
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Magic for Everybody: 250 Easy Tricks with Cards, Coins, Rings, Handkerchiefs and Other Objects
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Magic Tricks: The Instant Guide
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Confessions of a Conjuror
Taking as his starting point the various stages of a conjuring trick he's performing in a crowded restaurant, Derren's endlessly engaging narrative wanders through subjects from all points of the compass, from the history of magic and the fundamentals of psychology to the joys of internet shopping and the proper use of Parmesan cheese.
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Right Way To Do Wrong
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Houdini & Conan Doyle: The Great Magician and the Inventor of Sherlock Holmes
Based on original research, this sensational dual biography of two popular geniuses conjures up the early 20th century and the fame, personality and competing beliefs.
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Magical Illusions, Conjuring Tricks, Amazing Puzzles & Stunning Stunts
Everything the budding magician needs to put on a dazzling magic show with 200 illusions.
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101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible
Discover the secrets to winning 101 seemingly impossible bets, based on the massively popular Quirkology YouTube channel.
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50 Best Illusions