“Joshua Jay is a superb, innovative conjurer with an unrelenting love of the art. This captivating book is proof of that passion.”
— David Copperfield
In How Magicians Think, JoshuaJay describes how he does it, whether it’s through the making of illusions, the psychology behind them, or the way technology influences the world of magic. He considers the aesthetics of performance, discusses contemporary masters (such as David Copperfield, Penn & Teller, David Blaine) and details how magicians hone their craft.