This is the most recent book by Phil Capelle, pool's most prolific instructional author. "Play Your Best Eight Ball" focuses on two primary goals: teach the reader how to think like an eight ball player and how to win consistently. The book's eighteen chapters are divided into four parts to help you identify areas of interest. Part One-Getting Started, offers a course on the basics that includes tips on learning eight ball, different table sizes, and the rules. Part Two-Offense, is a 210 page course on all aspects of offense. Part Three-Strategy and Defense, is a 164 page course on strategic eight ball that emphasizes how to compete against players of all levels. Part Four-Improving Your Game, shows you how to practice.