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# Popular Mathematics Books

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

by William Dunham (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 4.19 — 4,411 ratings — published 1990

by William Dunham (shelved 80 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.19 — 4,411 ratings — published 1990

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

by Richard Courant (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 4.27 — 3,010 ratings — published 1941

by Richard Courant (shelved 80 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.27 — 3,010 ratings — published 1941

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos (Hardcover)

by Deborah Heiligman (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 4.19 — 2,539 ratings — published 2013

by Deborah Heiligman (shelved 80 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.19 — 2,539 ratings — published 2013

A Beautiful Mind (Paperback)

by Sylvia Nasar (shelved 78 times as

avg rating 4.09 — 137,182 ratings — published 1998

by Sylvia Nasar (shelved 78 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.09 — 137,182 ratings — published 1998

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

by Leonard Mlodinow (shelved 77 times as

avg rating 3.84 — 21,289 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Mlodinow (shelved 77 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.84 — 21,289 ratings — published 2008

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

by Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 77 times as

avg rating 3.96 — 5,399 ratings — published 2012

by Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 77 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.96 — 5,399 ratings — published 2012

The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure (Paperback)

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger (shelved 76 times as

avg rating 3.91 — 3,834 ratings — published 1997

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger (shelved 76 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.91 — 3,834 ratings — published 1997

Chaos: The Making of a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 75 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 32,181 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (shelved 75 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.97 — 32,181 ratings — published 1987

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't (Hardcover)

by Nate Silver (shelved 75 times as

avg rating 3.93 — 46,408 ratings — published 2012

by Nate Silver (shelved 75 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.93 — 46,408 ratings — published 2012

Pigs Will Be Pigs: Fun with Math and Money (Paperback)

by Amy Axelrod (Goodreads Author) (shelved 71 times as

avg rating 3.91 — 581 ratings — published 1997

by Amy Axelrod (Goodreads Author) (shelved 71 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.91 — 581 ratings — published 1997

A Remainder of One (Hardcover)

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 71 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 454 ratings — published 1985

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 71 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.05 — 454 ratings — published 1985

God Created The Integers (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 70 times as

avg rating 4.06 — 4,239 ratings — published 2005

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 70 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.06 — 4,239 ratings — published 2005

An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One (Paperback)

by Paul J. Nahin (shelved 69 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 2,516 ratings — published 1998

by Paul J. Nahin (shelved 69 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.97 — 2,516 ratings — published 1998

How to Lie with Statistics (Paperback)

by Darrell Huff (shelved 69 times as

avg rating 3.84 — 8,629 ratings — published 1954

by Darrell Huff (shelved 69 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.84 — 8,629 ratings — published 1954

A History of Pi (Paperback)

by Petr Beckmann (shelved 68 times as

avg rating 3.87 — 3,631 ratings — published 1970

by Petr Beckmann (shelved 68 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.87 — 3,631 ratings — published 1970

One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale (Hardcover)

by Demi (shelved 68 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 2,400 ratings — published 1997

by Demi (shelved 68 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.29 — 2,400 ratings — published 1997

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

by Alex Bellos (Goodreads Author) (shelved 65 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 2,677 ratings — published 2010

by Alex Bellos (Goodreads Author) (shelved 65 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.03 — 2,677 ratings — published 2010

Principles of Mathematical Analysis (Paperback)

by Walter Rudin (shelved 64 times as

avg rating 4.24 — 1,464 ratings — published 1964

by Walter Rudin (shelved 64 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.24 — 1,464 ratings — published 1964

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

by Clifford A. Pickover (shelved 62 times as

avg rating 4.13 — 3,053 ratings — published 2009

by Clifford A. Pickover (shelved 62 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.13 — 3,053 ratings — published 2009

Letters to a Young Mathematician (Hardcover)

by Ian Stewart (shelved 62 times as

avg rating 3.81 — 1,451 ratings — published 2006

by Ian Stewart (shelved 62 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.81 — 1,451 ratings — published 2006

A Tour of the Calculus (Paperback)

by David Berlinski (shelved 62 times as

avg rating 3.67 — 1,767 ratings — published 1995

by David Berlinski (shelved 62 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.67 — 1,767 ratings — published 1995

Men of Mathematics (Paperback)

by Eric Temple Bell (shelved 61 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 2,287 ratings — published 1937

by Eric Temple Bell (shelved 61 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.11 — 2,287 ratings — published 1937

The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe (Paperback)

by Roger Penrose (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 9,090 ratings — published 2004

by Roger Penrose (shelved 60 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.03 — 9,090 ratings — published 2004

Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity (Hardcover)

by David Foster Wallace (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 3.67 — 5,361 ratings — published 2003

by David Foster Wallace (shelved 60 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.67 — 5,361 ratings — published 2003

e: the Story of a Number (Paperback)

by Eli Maor (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 3.92 — 2,616 ratings — published 1993

by Eli Maor (shelved 60 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.92 — 2,616 ratings — published 1993

Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth (Paperback)

by Apostolos Doxiadis (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 13,643 ratings — published 2008

by Apostolos Doxiadis (shelved 60 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.97 — 13,643 ratings — published 2008

Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens (Paperback)

by Cindy Neuschwander (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 3.79 — 456 ratings — published 2009

by Cindy Neuschwander (shelved 60 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.79 — 456 ratings — published 2009

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)

by Margaret McNamara (shelved 59 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 657 ratings — published 2007

by Margaret McNamara (shelved 59 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.12 — 657 ratings — published 2007

A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form (Paperback)

by Paul Lockhart (shelved 59 times as

avg rating 4.24 — 1,907 ratings — published 2009

by Paul Lockhart (shelved 59 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.24 — 1,907 ratings — published 2009

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

by Simon Singh (shelved 58 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 21,639 ratings — published 1997

by Simon Singh (shelved 58 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.18 — 21,639 ratings — published 1997

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking (Hardcover)

by Jordan Ellenberg (shelved 58 times as

avg rating 3.88 — 7,052 ratings — published 2014

by Jordan Ellenberg (shelved 58 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.88 — 7,052 ratings — published 2014

Math For All Seasons (Paperback)

by Greg Tang (shelved 57 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 404 ratings — published 2002

by Greg Tang (shelved 57 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.08 — 404 ratings — published 2002

Give Me Half! (MathStart Level 2)

by Stuart J. Murphy (Goodreads Author) (shelved 57 times as

avg rating 3.90 — 358 ratings — published 1996

by Stuart J. Murphy (Goodreads Author) (shelved 57 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.90 — 358 ratings — published 1996

Zero the Hero (Hardcover)

by Joan Holub (Goodreads Author) (shelved 57 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 949 ratings — published 2011

by Joan Holub (Goodreads Author) (shelved 57 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.04 — 949 ratings — published 2011

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (Hardcover)

by Cindy Neuschwander (shelved 56 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 2,909 ratings — published 1997

by Cindy Neuschwander (shelved 56 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.07 — 2,909 ratings — published 1997

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland (Paperback)

by Cindy Neuschwander (shelved 54 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 535 ratings — published 2001

by Cindy Neuschwander (shelved 54 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.07 — 535 ratings — published 2001

Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality (Hardcover)

by Edward Frenkel (shelved 54 times as

avg rating 3.66 — 4,303 ratings — published 2013

by Edward Frenkel (shelved 54 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.66 — 4,303 ratings — published 2013

A History of Mathematics (Paperback)

by Carl B. Boyer (shelved 53 times as

avg rating 3.99 — 1,285 ratings — published 1968

by Carl B. Boyer (shelved 53 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.99 — 1,285 ratings — published 1968

My Full Moon is Square (Hardcover)

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 53 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 119 ratings — published 2002

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 53 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.04 — 119 ratings — published 2002

Apple Fractions (Paperback)

by Jerry Pallotta (shelved 53 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 374 ratings — published 2003

by Jerry Pallotta (shelved 53 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.10 — 374 ratings — published 2003

Proofs from THE BOOK (Hardcover)

by Martin Aigner (shelved 52 times as

avg rating 4.34 — 1,390 ratings — published 1998

by Martin Aigner (shelved 52 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.34 — 1,390 ratings — published 1998

Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

by Timothy Gowers (shelved 52 times as

avg rating 3.91 — 1,127 ratings — published 2002

by Timothy Gowers (shelved 52 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.91 — 1,127 ratings — published 2002

The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry (Paperback)

by Mario Livio (Goodreads Author) (shelved 51 times as

avg rating 3.85 — 1,652 ratings — published 2005

by Mario Livio (Goodreads Author) (shelved 51 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.85 — 1,652 ratings — published 2005

Practical Applications of Game Theory. A Novel

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

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

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