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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths...
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Jordan Ellenberg
 
Explores the mathematician's method of analyzing life, from the everyday to the cosmic, showing us which numbers to defend, which ones to ignore and when to change the equation entirely...
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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport:...
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Rob Eastaway; John Haigh
 
The Hidden Mathematics of Sport takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action.
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Alex's Adventures in Numberland
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Alex Bellos
The Sunday Times bestseller Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize
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The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's...
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Keith Devlin
 
The story of the man who introduced Hindu-Arabic numerals and the concept of zero to Europe that transformed business in the late Middle Ages and paved the way for the...
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Simon: The Genius in My Basement
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Alexander Masters
 
From the author of 'Stuart: A Life Backwards'; a warm and witty portrait of a harmless, eccentric, bona fide genius.
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The Secret Lives of Numbers: The...
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Michael Millar
 
From the 7-day week to 24-carat gold, Chanel Number 5 to five-star luxury, this book figures out the mysterious background to the numbers we encounter on a daily basis. Revealing...
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Dice World: Science and Life in a...
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Brian Clegg
 
Frequently mind-boggling, from Einstein's brilliant proof of the existence of atoms to why the milk in your coffee stays mixed, 'Dice World' explore how - amongst all this mathematical chaos...
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What are the Odds?
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Tim Glynne-Jones
 
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Antifragile: Things That Gain from...
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
 
Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on...
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The Great Mathematical Problems
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Ian Stewart
 
There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's Conjecture. This book explains why these problems exist, why they matter, what...
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How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths...
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Jordan Ellenberg
 
The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This title shows us, maths touches...
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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical...
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Cedric Villani
 
What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book shows how it feels to be obsessed by a theorem during your child's...
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The Norm Chronicles: Stories and...
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Michael Blastland; David Spiegelhalter
 
Meet Norm. He's 31, 5'9", just over 13 stone, and works a 39 hour week. He likes a drink, doesn't do enough exercise and occasionally treats himself to a bar...
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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of ...
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George Dyson
 
In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory...
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The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical...
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Marcus du Sautoy
 
From the author of 'The Music of the Primes' and 'Finding Moonshine' comes a short, lively book on five mathematical problems that just refuse be solved - and on how...
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Cakes, Custard and Category Theory:...
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Eugenia Cheng
 
Most people imagine maths is something like a slow cooker: very useful, but pretty limited in what it can do. Maths, though, isn't just a tool for solving a specific...
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