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The Meaning of Luck

David Flusfeder In Conversation With Hannah MacInnes

58 mins watch time

Posted April 2022

Culture, Professional Development

What does it mean to be lucky? How might we mitigate the effects of bad luck and maximise those of good? To answer these questions, novelist, critic and poker columnist David Flusfeder set out on a search for the definition of luck. Starting at the British Library in London and following the dictates of an online randomiser, Flusfeder followed in the footsteps of some victors of luck and those who were defeated by it, from ancient times to the modern day.