Billiards has been a popular pastime for centuries, and the game of snooker has a similarly venerable history. One hundred and fifty years ago, snooker was created, and since then, numerous references to the game and people with the name Snooker have been made in various books and newspapers. Throughout the history of the press, many excellent articles have been published on the subjects of billiards and snooker. We select the most noteworthy of these and publish them on our website for the benefit of our readers.