Books The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart Paperback, 430 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Dice ManAuthorLuke Rhinehart Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Dice Man PG-13: Risky Reads Love And Death At The Toss Of A Die October 22, 2012 The hero of The Dice Man decides to live his life by chance; murder, adultery and an escape from a mental hospital ensue. Novelist Sheila Heti explains how at age 13 she also began living by the die. Has a book ever changed the way you live your life? Tell us in the comments.