What to Book: Maria Konnikova is one of NextDraft’s most-linked writers. A few years ago, she went to work on a book about poker. Somehow, she not only wrote a great book, she also became a professional-level poker player who earned hundreds of thousands at the table. In her latest book, she recounts the story (not the cards) of what happened and what she learned. The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.

+ What to Watch: “A fiercely intelligent, radical activist who became a wealthy recluse in her later years, Marion Stokes was dedicated to furthering and protecting the truth — so much so that she recorded American television 24 hours a day for over 30 years.” This is an interesting look at a unique person. It’s an amazing look at how news took over our lives. PBS: The Marion Stokes Project.

+ What to Read: “Why was one of the greatest players of all time willing to never step on a court again — and to leave behind one of the WNBA’s great dynasties — for the sake of what could well be a lost cause?” ESPN: Inside WNBA legend Maya Moore’s extraordinary quest for justice.