What is a p-value anyway? 34 Stories to Help You Actually Understand Statistics by Andrew J. Vickers (Author). What a p-worth Anyway? Provides an enjoyable introduction to the fundamental rules of statistics, presenting the essential concepts in thirty-4 brief, pleasurable stories. Drawing on his expertise as a medical researcher, Vickers blends insightful explanations and humor, with minimal math, to help readers understand and interpret the statistics they read every day.