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In its original published hardcover format, the book was covered in black leather and bookmarked with red satin, similar to some printings of the Bible.
Despite the reputation that The Game has gained as an exposé on the seduction community, it was primarily written as an autobiographical work.
Although written under a pseudonym, his friends and PUAs knew Strauss was the author of the piece.
But rather than experiencing a backlash, the article was roundly praised.
“Whisper in a woman’s ear that you’d love to see her naked and she’ll probably either stiffen and move away slightly, or giggle and blush,” Kerner says. The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists, charted Strauss’s journey and ultimate success in the seduction community.In January 2004, Strauss broke cover, publishing a piece in the New York Times about his observations and experiences in the society.When his book was published in 2005, it proved equally successful.The Game featured on the New York Times Bestseller List for two months in 2005 and spawned a VH1 television series The Pickup Artist, hosted by 'Mystery'.