This is the best billiards book for a beginner that we have found. A great book for beginners. The easy-to-ready and entertaining format make this pool and billiard training book an appealing addtion to any players bookshelf. The Complete Idio’ts Guide to Pool and Billiards is not just for training purposes, it also covers every aspect of pool, right down to purchasing a pool table. The book covers everything from buying a pool table or a pool cue to how to play position or play straight pool.