1 

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
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4.28 avg rating — 42,364 ratings


2 

Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem
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4.26 avg rating — 25,103 ratings


3 

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
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3.82 avg rating — 54,948 ratings


4 

The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
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4.28 avg rating — 21,824 ratings


5 

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
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3.96 avg rating — 8,652 ratings


6 

The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdős and the Search for Mathematical Truth
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4.12 avg rating — 7,892 ratings


7 

Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics
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4.21 avg rating — 2,610 ratings


8 

A Beautiful Mind
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4.13 avg rating — 122,355 ratings


9 

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
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3.92 avg rating — 19,518 ratings


10 

How to Lie with Statistics
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3.87 avg rating — 10,623 ratings


11 

Euclid's Elements
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4.31 avg rating — 2,890 ratings


12 

What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods
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4.24 avg rating — 1,811 ratings


13 

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
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4.27 avg rating — 154,703 ratings


14 

Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture: A Novel of Mathematical Obsession
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4.02 avg rating — 4,455 ratings


15 

The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan
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4.11 avg rating — 6,833 ratings


16 

The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
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4.03 avg rating — 5,178 ratings


17 

A Mathematician's Apology
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3.93 avg rating — 5,464 ratings


18 

Cryptonomicon
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4.25 avg rating — 98,251 ratings


19 

The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics
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4.09 avg rating — 4,219 ratings


20 

Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
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4.12 avg rating — 3,265 ratings


21 

Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Math
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4.10 avg rating — 4,162 ratings


22 

A Brief History of Time
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4.18 avg rating — 299,371 ratings


23 

The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
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3.92 avg rating — 5,238 ratings


24 

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
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3.80 avg rating — 4,365 ratings


25 

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail—But Some Don't
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3.98 avg rating — 42,690 ratings


26 

A History of π
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3.95 avg rating — 2,563 ratings


27 

Men of Mathematics
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4.09 avg rating — 1,921 ratings


28 

The Colossal Book of Mathematics
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4.34 avg rating — 426 ratings


29 

A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form
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4.17 avg rating — 1,998 ratings


30 

Letters to a Young Mathematician
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3.85 avg rating — 1,343 ratings


31 

The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
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4.40 avg rating — 1,551 ratings


32 

Monster's Battle Book 1
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4.61 avg rating — 41 ratings


33 

Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra
by
3.90 avg rating — 698 ratings


34 

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
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4.07 avg rating — 47,757 ratings


35 

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
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4.19 avg rating — 17,793 ratings


36 

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
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3.96 avg rating — 58,328 ratings


37 

Chaos: Making a New Science
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4.01 avg rating — 31,177 ratings


38 

The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds and the Laws of Physics
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3.88 avg rating — 6,175 ratings


39 

Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
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3.64 avg rating — 2,778 ratings


40 

e: the Story of a Number
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3.92 avg rating — 1,941 ratings


41 

The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
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3.79 avg rating — 5,630 ratings


42 

Proofs from THE BOOK
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4.40 avg rating — 764 ratings


43 

I Am a Strange Loop
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3.95 avg rating — 6,174 ratings


44 

An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One
by
3.95 avg rating — 1,320 ratings


45 

The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities
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4.15 avg rating — 448 ratings


46 

A Tour of the Calculus
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3.72 avg rating — 1,292 ratings


47 

The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures
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4.11 avg rating — 4,389 ratings


48 

Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
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4.04 avg rating — 16,093 ratings


49 

Geometry and the Imagination
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4.51 avg rating — 75 ratings


50 

Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
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3.85 avg rating — 1,836 ratings


51 

The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe
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4.11 avg rating — 6,791 ratings


52 

The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics
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4.03 avg rating — 1,910 ratings


53 

The Mathematical Experience
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4.03 avg rating — 583 ratings


54 

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
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3.94 avg rating — 84,250 ratings


55 

The Parrot's Theorem
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3.65 avg rating — 2,760 ratings


56 

Prisoner's Dilemma: John von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the Bomb
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3.91 avg rating — 1,587 ratings


57 

Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science
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4.33 avg rating — 1,751 ratings


58 

The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry
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3.89 avg rating — 1,327 ratings


59 

Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers
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4.17 avg rating — 562 ratings


60 

How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method
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4.16 avg rating — 3,956 ratings


61 

Asimov on Numbers
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4.06 avg rating — 614 ratings


62 

Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order
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4.03 avg rating — 2,592 ratings


63 

Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction
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3.86 avg rating — 1,397 ratings


64 

Number: The Language of Science
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4.10 avg rating — 525 ratings


65 

My Brain is Open: The Mathematical Journeys of Paul Erdős
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4.19 avg rating — 549 ratings


66 

The Math Olympian
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4.46 avg rating — 79 ratings


67 

From Here to Infinity
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3.91 avg rating — 275 ratings


68 

How to Cut a Cake: And Other Mathematical Conundrums
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3.70 avg rating — 214 ratings


69 

Mathematics Form and Function
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4.40 avg rating — 57 ratings


70 

In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World
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3.98 avg rating — 2,545 ratings


71 

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering
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4.33 avg rating — 1,262 ratings


72 

Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity
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3.72 avg rating — 3,375 ratings


73 

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
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3.87 avg rating — 15,178 ratings


74 

Labyrinths of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles and the Frailty of Knowledge
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4.05 avg rating — 560 ratings


75 

One, Two, Three...Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science
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4.20 avg rating — 3,298 ratings


76 

Gödel's Proof
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4.16 avg rating — 4,727 ratings


77 

Perfect Rigor: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of the Century
by
3.92 avg rating — 1,075 ratings


78 

The Poincaré Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe
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3.86 avg rating — 805 ratings


79 

Concepts of Modern Mathematics
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4.08 avg rating — 495 ratings


80 

Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of Chaos
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4.02 avg rating — 1,462 ratings


81 

The Calculus Wars
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3.55 avg rating — 372 ratings


82 

Mathematical Sorcery
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3.84 avg rating — 70 ratings


83 

Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved
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3.76 avg rating — 230 ratings


84 

Flatterland: Like Flatland Only More So
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3.72 avg rating — 1,562 ratings


85 

Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions
by
4.26 avg rating — 311 ratings


86 

The Mismeasure of Man
by
4.05 avg rating — 7,959 ratings


87 

The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer
by
3.46 avg rating — 1,162 ratings


88 

Euler's Gem: The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology
by
4.30 avg rating — 314 ratings


89 

Mathematical Mysteries
by
4.17 avg rating — 169 ratings


90 

Impossibility: The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits
by
3.97 avg rating — 297 ratings


91 

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension
by
4.19 avg rating — 1,905 ratings


92 

God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History
by
4.07 avg rating — 1,866 ratings


93 

Math, Better Explained: Learn to Unlock Your Math Intuition
by
4.34 avg rating — 344 ratings


94 

A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet, #1)
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,043,958 ratings


95 

Math and Magic in Wonderland
by
4.44 avg rating — 61 ratings


96 

Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks
by
4.05 avg rating — 1,833 ratings


97 

The Archimedes Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist
by
3.92 avg rating — 602 ratings


98 

The Magic of Math: Solving for X and Figuring Out Why
by
3.86 avg rating — 461 ratings


99 

The Silicon Jungle
by
3.59 avg rating — 123 ratings


100 

The Principles of Mathematics
by
4.02 avg rating — 389 ratings


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