And now, the second half of, “A Rave of Reviews.” Jamy Ian Swiss covers two books and one essay series highlighting three parts from that series. Needless to say, there is much to discuss, so without any further delay…
For an epic near-end-of-year column, Jamy Ian Swiss gives wonderfully succinct, but deeply insightful reviews in “A Rave of Reviews.” In fact, there is so much to talk about, we are breaking the giant article into two parts. Check out this jam-packed first half, which covers five titles alone!
A new edition of an old book—that even comes with its own handbook! Discover the double value hidden inside The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown by Trevor Hall and the Study Guide by Andi Gladwin in this review by Jamy Ian Swiss.
How amazing? Jamy Ian Swiss declares this to be “a book of coin magic that reflects genuine innovation, useful sleights, and beautiful magic routines—a substantial and unarguably important addition to the literature of coin magic.”
It’s a big one! If you have any interest in card magic, then you must read this double review by Jamy Ian Swiss of Denis Behr’s recent book Handcrafted Card Magic Vol. 3 and four-disc DVD set Magic on Tap. In a word, it’s all about… taste.
To change or to top change... is that the question? Either way, if you have any interest in sleight-of-hand card technique, you will want to read Jamy Ian Swiss’s review of “the first book dedicated entirely to a study of the Top Change, its variants and their proper execution.”
Authors Jim Steinmeyer and Peter Lamont take on The Secret History of Magic exploring and dispelling myths long associated with magic and its history. Is this book for you? Jamy Ian Swiss shares his thoughts in the latest Lyons Den review.