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101 Bridge Books To Read Before You Die!!

1. Endplays by George Coffin 1932

2. Contract Bridge Blue Book by Ely Culbertson 1933

3. Lederer Bids 2 Clubs by Richard Lederer 1934

4. Watson on the Play of the Hand at Contract Bridge by Louis Watson 1934

5. Acol System of Contract Bridge by Ben Cohen & Terence Reese 1938

6. Why You Lose at Bridge by S J Simon 1945

7. Reese on Play by Terence Reese 1947

8. Right Through the Pack by Robert Darvas and Norman de Villiers Hart 1947

9. Design for Bidding by S J Simon 1949

10. Bridge is an Easy Game by Iain Macleod 1952

11. Championship Bridge by Patrick Dunne & Albert Ostrow 1952

12. The Roth Stone System by Al Roth 1953

13. The Mathematical Theory of Bridge by Emile Borel and Andre Cheron 1954

14. Aces All by Guy Ramsey 1955

15. Card Play Technique by Nico Gardener with Victor Mollo 1955

16. The Bridge Player’s Bedside Companion by Albert Ostrow 1955

17. The Theory of Bidding by Norman Squire 1957

18. The Expert Game by Terence Reese 1958

19. Winning points at Match-Point Bridge by Norman Squire & Maurice Harrison-Gray 1959

20. Bridge Squeezes Complete by Clyde Love 1959

21. Duplicate Bridge Movements by Frank Farrington 1960

22. Play Bridge with Reese by Terence Reese 1960

23. 5 Weeks to Winning Bridge by Alfred Sheinwold 1960

24. Spotlight on Card Play by Robert Darvas and Paul Lukacs 1960

25. The Acol System Today by Terence Reese & Albert Dormer 1961

26. Develop Your Bidding Judgement by Terence Reese 1962

27. All 52 Cards by Marshall Miles 1963

28. The Walk of the Oysters by Rex Mackey 1964

29. Bridge in the Menagerie by Victor Mollo 1965

30. Bridge Is My Game by Charles Goren 1965

31. Bid Better, Play Better by Dorothy Truscott 1966

32. The Play of the Cards by Terence Reese & Albert Dormer 1967

33. Story of an Accusation by Terence Reese 1967

34. Killing Defence At Bridge by Hugh Kelsey 1967 (As well as More Killing Defence at Bridge by Hugh Kelsey 1972)

35. The Bridge Immortals by Victor Mollo 1967

36. Advanced Play at Bridge by Hugh Kelsey 1968

37. Secrets of Winning Bridge by Jeff Rubens 1969

38. The Great Bridge Scandal by Alan & Dorothy Truscott 1969

39. Play Bridge With Me by Jean-Marc Roudinescu 1970 (English version 1980)

40. Opening Leads by Robert Ewen 1970

41. Tiger Bridge by Jeremy Flint 1970

42. Bridge With The Blue Team by Pietro Forquet 1971

43. Aces and Places by Rixi Markus 1972

44. Card Reading by Eric Jannersten 1972

45. The Country Life Book of Bridge by Maurice Harrison-Gray 1972

46. Lawrence: How to Read Your Opponents' Cards 1973

47. The Art of Card Reading At Bridge by Fred Karpin 1973

48. The Education of a Bridge Player by Howard Schenken 1973

49. Championship Bridge by Jose Le Dentu 1974

50. Bridge With a Perfect Partner by Philip Frederick ‘PF’ Saunders 1976

51. Judgement at Bridge by Mike Lawrence 1976

52. Play these Hands With Me by Terence Reese 1976

53. Test Your Play as Declarer by Paul Lukacs and Jeff Rubens 1976

54. The Bridge Bum by Alan Sontag 1977

55. Bridge at the Top by Terence Reese 1977

56. Adventures in Card Play by Geza Ottlik & Hugh Kelsey 1979

57. Power Precision by Alan Sontag 1979

58. The Complete Book on Overcalls in Contract Bridge by Mike Lawrence 1979

59. The Tough Game by Hugh Kelsey 1979 (As well as The Needle Match by Hugh Kelsey 1982 & Challenge Match by Hugh Kelsey 1983)

60. Bridge Odds for Practical Players by Hugh Kelsey & Michael Glauert 1980

61. Partnership Defence by Kit Woolsey 1980

62. Table Talk by Jude Goodwin 1980

63. The Complete Book on Balancing in Contract Bridge by Mike Lawrence 1981

64. Matchpoints by Kit Woolsey 1982

65. Play a Swiss Teams with Mike Lawrence by Mike Lawrence 1982 (As well as Play Bridge with Mike Lawrence by Mike Lawrence 1983)

66. The Complete Book on Hand Valuation by Mike Lawrence 1983

67. World Championship Pairs Bridge by Ron Klinger 1983

68. Unholy Tricks: More Miraculous Card Play by David Bird and Terence Reese 1984

69. Better Bidding with Bergen - Volume One Uncontested Auctions 1985

70. Commonsense Bidding by William Root 1986

71. Tales of the Club Expert by Jimmy Tait 1987

72. How to Play Card Combinations by Mike Lawrence 1988

73. The Bridge Player's Comprehensive Guide to Defense by Frank Stewart 1988

74. I Shot My Bridge Partner by Matthew Granovetter 1989

75. Miracles of Card Play by Terence Reese and David Bird 1989

76. Bridge My Way by Zia Mahmood 1991

77. How to Play Bridge With Your Spouse...and Survive by Roselyn Teukolsky 1991

78. To Bid or Not to Bid by Larry Cohen 1992

79. The Bridge World Magazine Swiss Match Challenge by Jeff Rubens 1992

80. Bid Against the Masters - the Best of Bidding Forum by Keith McNeil and Terence Reese 1993

81. Partnership Bidding at Bridge by Andrew Robson & Oliver Segal 1993

82. At the Table by Bob Hamman 1994

83. How to Play a Bridge Hand by William Root 1994

84. Dormer on Deduction by Albert Dormer 1995

85. How to Defend a Bridge Hand by William Root 1995

86. Play Cards with Tim Seres by Michael Courtney 1995

87. The Dictionary of Suit Combinations by Jean-Marc Roudinescu 1996

88. The Complete Book of Bols Bridge Tips by Sally Brock 1997

89. The Bridge Players Bedside Book by Tony Forrester 1997

90. Inside the Bermuda Bowl by John Swanson 1998

91. Bridge, Zia and Me by Michael Rosenberg 1999

92. The Big Game: Rubber Bridge in a London Club by Robert Sheehan 1999

93. World Class - Conversations with the Bridge Masters by Marc Smith 1999

94. Becoming a Bridge Expert by Frank Stewart 2001

95. British Bridge Almanack by Peter Hasenson 2004

96. I Love This Game by Sabine Auken 2006

97. Canada's Bridge Warriors: Eric Murray and Sami Kehela by Roy Hughes 2007

98. The Lone Wolff by Bobby Wolff 2008

99. My Favorite 52 by Larry Cohen 2009

100. The Rodwell Files by Eric Rodwell and Mark Horton 2011

101. The First Fifty years of the World Bridge Federation: 1958-2008 an Anecdotal History Compiled by Its Presidents 2012

Plus one should also read The Bridge Encyclopedia series and The World Championship book series and Krzysztof Martens Bridge University series!

YMMV

2010s......2 books......2.0%

2000s.....6......5.9%

1990s.....18.....17.8%

1980s....16....15.8%

1970s....21....20.8%

1960s....18....17.8%

1950s....11....10.9%

1940s....4....4.0%

1930s....5....5.0%

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