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# Popular Mathematics Books

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Paperback)

by Edwin A. Abbott (shelved 262 times as

avg rating 3.80 — 45,049 ratings — published 1884

by Edwin A. Abbott (shelved 262 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.80 — 45,049 ratings — published 1884

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (Paperback)

by Douglas R. Hofstadter (shelved 231 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 67,030 ratings — published 1979

by Douglas R. Hofstadter (shelved 231 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.28 — 67,030 ratings — published 1979

The Doorbell Rang (Paperback)

by Pat Hutchins (shelved 219 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 5,645 ratings — published 1901

by Pat Hutchins (shelved 219 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.11 — 5,645 ratings — published 1901

Math Curse (Hardcover)

by Jon Scieszka (shelved 196 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 7,664 ratings — published 1995

by Jon Scieszka (shelved 196 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.15 — 7,664 ratings — published 1995

The Greedy Triangle (Hardcover)

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 191 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 2,904 ratings — published 1994

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 191 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.10 — 2,904 ratings — published 1994

Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem (Paperback)

by Simon Singh (shelved 177 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 21,948 ratings — published 1997

by Simon Singh (shelved 177 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.18 — 21,948 ratings — published 1997

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea (Paperback)

by Charles Seife (shelved 168 times as

avg rating 3.94 — 12,445 ratings — published 2000

by Charles Seife (shelved 168 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.94 — 12,445 ratings — published 2000

The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdős and the Search for Mathematical Truth (Paperback)

by Paul Hoffman (shelved 157 times as

avg rating 4.13 — 9,974 ratings — published 1998

by Paul Hoffman (shelved 157 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.13 — 9,974 ratings — published 1998

A Mathematician's Apology (Paperback)

by G.H. Hardy (shelved 148 times as

avg rating 3.92 — 5,306 ratings — published 1940

by G.H. Hardy (shelved 148 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.92 — 5,306 ratings — published 1940

How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method (Paperback)

by George Pólya (shelved 144 times as

avg rating 4.17 — 4,582 ratings — published 1944

by George Pólya (shelved 144 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.17 — 4,582 ratings — published 1944

How Much Is a Million? (Paperback)

by David M. Schwartz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 132 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 4,414 ratings — published 1985

by David M. Schwartz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 132 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.05 — 4,414 ratings — published 1985

The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number (Paperback)

by Mario Livio (Goodreads Author) (shelved 131 times as

avg rating 3.75 — 8,897 ratings — published 2002

by Mario Livio (Goodreads Author) (shelved 131 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.75 — 8,897 ratings — published 2002

The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography (Paperback)

by Simon Singh (shelved 131 times as

avg rating 4.25 — 20,192 ratings — published 1999

by Simon Singh (shelved 131 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.25 — 20,192 ratings — published 1999

Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics (Paperback)

by William Dunham (shelved 122 times as

avg rating 4.19 — 4,524 ratings — published 1990

by William Dunham (shelved 122 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.19 — 4,524 ratings — published 1990

The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics (Paperback)

by Marcus du Sautoy (shelved 121 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 5,260 ratings — published 2003

by Marcus du Sautoy (shelved 121 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.04 — 5,260 ratings — published 2003

What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods (Paperback)

by Richard Courant (shelved 121 times as

avg rating 4.27 — 3,070 ratings — published 1941

by Richard Courant (shelved 121 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.27 — 3,070 ratings — published 1941

Grapes Of Math (Paperback)

by Greg Tang (shelved 114 times as

avg rating 4.02 — 2,276 ratings — published 2001

by Greg Tang (shelved 114 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.02 — 2,276 ratings — published 2001

Chaos: Making a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 114 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 32,631 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (shelved 114 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.97 — 32,631 ratings — published 1987

Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics (Paperback)

by John Derbyshire (shelved 109 times as

avg rating 4.06 — 4,083 ratings — published 2003

by John Derbyshire (shelved 109 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.06 — 4,083 ratings — published 2003

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! (Hardcover)

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 107 times as

avg rating 4.13 — 638 ratings — published 1997

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 107 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.13 — 638 ratings — published 1997

One Hundred Hungry Ants (Paperback)

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 104 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 1,763 ratings — published 1993

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 104 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.03 — 1,763 ratings — published 1993

Measuring Penny (Hardcover)

by Loreen Leedy (Goodreads Author) (shelved 100 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 1,002 ratings — published 1998

by Loreen Leedy (Goodreads Author) (shelved 100 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.10 — 1,002 ratings — published 1998

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Paperback)

by John Allen Paulos (shelved 97 times as

avg rating 3.82 — 4,763 ratings — published 1988

by John Allen Paulos (shelved 97 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.82 — 4,763 ratings — published 1988

The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan (Paperback)

by Robert Kanigel (Goodreads Author) (shelved 97 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 7,530 ratings — published 1991

by Robert Kanigel (Goodreads Author) (shelved 97 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.15 — 7,530 ratings — published 1991

Euclid's Elements (Paperback)

by Euclid (shelved 95 times as

avg rating 4.25 — 5,083 ratings — published -290

by Euclid (shelved 95 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.25 — 5,083 ratings — published -290

Inch by Inch (Paperback)

by Leo Lionni (shelved 94 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 5,629 ratings — published 1960

by Leo Lionni (shelved 94 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.03 — 5,629 ratings — published 1960

The Princeton Companion to Mathematics (Hardcover)

by Timothy Gowers (shelved 92 times as

avg rating 4.44 — 2,971 ratings — published 2007

by Timothy Gowers (shelved 92 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.44 — 2,971 ratings — published 2007

The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics (Hardcover)

by Clifford A. Pickover (shelved 92 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 3,119 ratings — published 2009

by Clifford A. Pickover (shelved 92 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.12 — 3,119 ratings — published 2009

The Grouchy Ladybug (Paperback)

by Eric Carle (shelved 90 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 27,296 ratings — published 1977

by Eric Carle (shelved 90 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.07 — 27,296 ratings — published 1977

The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity (Hardcover)

by Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 90 times as

avg rating 3.96 — 5,489 ratings — published 2012

by Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 90 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.96 — 5,489 ratings — published 2012

e: the Story of a Number (Paperback)

by Eli Maor (shelved 90 times as

avg rating 3.91 — 2,659 ratings — published 1993

by Eli Maor (shelved 90 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.91 — 2,659 ratings — published 1993

A History of Pi (Paperback)

by Petr Beckmann (shelved 88 times as

avg rating 3.87 — 3,700 ratings — published 1970

by Petr Beckmann (shelved 88 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.87 — 3,700 ratings — published 1970

Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Math (Hardcover)

by Alex Bellos (Goodreads Author) (shelved 88 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 2,716 ratings — published 2010

by Alex Bellos (Goodreads Author) (shelved 88 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.03 — 2,716 ratings — published 2010

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives (Hardcover)

by Leonard Mlodinow (shelved 87 times as

avg rating 3.85 — 21,789 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Mlodinow (shelved 87 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.85 — 21,789 ratings — published 2008

How Big Is a Foot? (Paperback)

by Rolf Müller (shelved 85 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 1,079 ratings — published 1962

by Rolf Müller (shelved 85 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.10 — 1,079 ratings — published 1962

Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science (Hardcover)

by Ronald L. Graham (shelved 84 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 3,073 ratings — published 1988

by Ronald L. Graham (shelved 84 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.28 — 3,073 ratings — published 1988

Principles of Mathematical Analysis (Paperback)

by Walter Rudin (shelved 83 times as

avg rating 4.23 — 1,503 ratings — published 1964

by Walter Rudin (shelved 83 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.23 — 1,503 ratings — published 1964

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board Book)

by Eric Carle (shelved 83 times as

avg rating 4.27 — 274,486 ratings — published 1969

by Eric Carle (shelved 83 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.27 — 274,486 ratings — published 1969

“I think that modern physics has definitely decided in favor of Plato. In fact the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which can be expressed unambiguously only in mathematical language.”

― Werner Heisenberg

― Werner Heisenberg

“Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend.”

― Marcel Achard

― Marcel Achard

Practical Applications of Game Theory. A Novel

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1 chapters — updated Mar 24, 2010 06:38AM — 1 person liked it

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