Since he began dominating Jeopardy in April, Las Vegas local James Holzhauer has won more than $1.5 million on the show in just 20 games. His success is well-documented by USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ESPN, and countless others fascinated by his breadth of knowledge and sharp strategy. (The Jeopardy website also features a James Holzhauer Tracker.)
Holzhauer currently holds the record for the highest single-game winnings and second-longest winning streak. What's the key to his success? He credits children's books he borrows from the library! So, we asked him to share some of his favorite study books from our catalog. Place a hold and maybe you'll become the next Jeopardy champion!
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