**Books:**

- D J Albers and G L Alexanderson,
*Mathematical people: profiles and interviews*(A K Peters, Ltd., 2008). - M Cook,
*Mathematicians: An outer view of an inner world*(Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2009). - D Salsburg,
*The Lady Tasting Tea: How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century*(Macmillan, 2002).

**Articles:**

- M H DeGroot, A Conversation with Persi Diaconis,
*Statistical Science***1**(3) (1986), 319-334. - A Jackson, Interview with Martin Gardner,
*Notices Amer. Math. Soc.***52**(6) (2005), 602-611. - E Landhuis, Lifelong debunker takes on arbiter of neutral choices. Magician-turned-mathematician uncovers bias in a flip of a coin,
*Stanford News*(7 June 2004). - Y K Leong, Persi Diaconis : The Lure of Magic and Mathematics. An interview of Persi Diaconis,
*Newsletter of Institute for Mathematical Sciences, NUS*(2) (2003), 12-15. - J Rehmeyer, Shuffling the cards: Math does the trick. When to stop shuffling depends on the game,
*ScienceNews*(Friday, 7 November 2008).

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