The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards
Master one of the world’s most popular games with the help of a mechanical engineering professor who has a passion for pool. More than 80 principles of the game, presented with 250-plus precisely scaled illustrations and photographs, offer players of all levels a thorough overview of the fundamentals of 8-ball and 9-ball, including grip and stance, basic shots, position play and strategy, bank and kick shots, and advanced techniques such as carom and jump shots. Organized for quick study, this must-have guide features extensive cross-references and is supplemented with video clips, interesting mathematical formulas, and other resources also available at www.engr.colostate.edu/pool.
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Review: The Illustrated Principles of Pool and BilliardsUser Review - Ruthie Jones - Goodreads
Very helpful, and the pictures make visualising a bit easier. This is a good book to reference as needed. Read full review
Review: The Illustrated Principles of Pool and BilliardsUser Review - Hien Le - Goodreads
Very informative and technical book. Liked the fact that it didn't waste space with "mental game" filler that most books use to reach a page quota. Only complaint is the small pages often means diagrams are cluttered and require flipping pages. Read full review