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# Popular Mathematics Books

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

by Simon Singh (shelved 401 times as

avg rating 4.22 — 32,257 ratings — published 1997

by Simon Singh (shelved 401 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.22 — 32,257 ratings — published 1997

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Paperback)

by Edwin A. Abbott (shelved 374 times as

avg rating 3.81 — 65,824 ratings — published 1884

by Edwin A. Abbott (shelved 374 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.81 — 65,824 ratings — published 1884

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

by Douglas R. Hofstadter (shelved 344 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 106,505 ratings — published 1979

by Douglas R. Hofstadter (shelved 344 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.29 — 106,505 ratings — published 1979

The Doorbell Rang (Paperback)

by Pat Hutchins (shelved 266 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 8,793 ratings — published 1986

by Pat Hutchins (shelved 266 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.14 — 8,793 ratings — published 1986

Math Curse (Hardcover)

by Jon Scieszka (shelved 265 times as

avg rating 4.17 — 10,367 ratings — published 1995

by Jon Scieszka (shelved 265 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.17 — 10,367 ratings — published 1995

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea (Paperback)

by Charles Seife (shelved 248 times as

avg rating 3.96 — 17,980 ratings — published 2000

by Charles Seife (shelved 248 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.96 — 17,980 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 239 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 15,515 ratings — published 1998

by Paul Hoffman (shelved 239 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.14 — 15,515 ratings — published 1998

The Greedy Triangle (Hardcover)

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 232 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 4,461 ratings — published 1994

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 232 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.11 — 4,461 ratings — published 1994

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

by Richard Courant (shelved 224 times as

avg rating 4.22 — 6,119 ratings — published 1941

by Richard Courant (shelved 224 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.22 — 6,119 ratings — published 1941

A Mathematician's Apology (Paperback)

by G.H. Hardy (shelved 215 times as

avg rating 3.93 — 8,824 ratings — published 1940

by G.H. Hardy (shelved 215 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.93 — 8,824 ratings — published 1940

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

by Jordan Ellenberg (shelved 208 times as

avg rating 3.93 — 33,010 ratings — published 2014

by Jordan Ellenberg (shelved 208 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.93 — 33,010 ratings — published 2014

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

by Simon Singh (shelved 207 times as

avg rating 4.30 — 34,941 ratings — published 1999

by Simon Singh (shelved 207 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.30 — 34,941 ratings — published 1999

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

by William Dunham (shelved 193 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 7,441 ratings — published 1990

by William Dunham (shelved 193 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.18 — 7,441 ratings — published 1990

Chaos: Making a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (Goodreads Author) (shelved 183 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 46,316 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (Goodreads Author) (shelved 183 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.98 — 46,316 ratings — published 1987

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

by Marcus du Sautoy (shelved 182 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 8,553 ratings — published 2003

by Marcus du Sautoy (shelved 182 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.07 — 8,553 ratings — published 2003

How Much Is a Million? (Paperback)

by David M. Schwartz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 168 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 6,127 ratings — published 1985

by David M. Schwartz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 168 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.07 — 6,127 ratings — published 1985

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

by John Derbyshire (shelved 166 times as

avg rating 4.06 — 6,746 ratings — published 2003

by John Derbyshire (shelved 166 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.06 — 6,746 ratings — published 2003

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

by Mario Livio (Goodreads Author) (shelved 165 times as

avg rating 3.77 — 11,883 ratings — published 2002

by Mario Livio (Goodreads Author) (shelved 165 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.77 — 11,883 ratings — published 2002

Grapes Of Math (Paperback)

by Greg Tang (shelved 163 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 3,493 ratings — published 2001

by Greg Tang (shelved 163 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.07 — 3,493 ratings — published 2001

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

by Robert Kanigel (Goodreads Author) (shelved 160 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 14,868 ratings — published 1991

by Robert Kanigel (Goodreads Author) (shelved 160 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.15 — 14,868 ratings — published 1991

The Princeton Companion to Mathematics (Hardcover)

by Timothy Gowers (shelved 157 times as

avg rating 4.39 — 5,380 ratings — published 2007

by Timothy Gowers (shelved 157 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.39 — 5,380 ratings — published 2007

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

by Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 149 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 8,338 ratings — published 2012

by Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) (shelved 149 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.98 — 8,338 ratings — published 2012

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Paperback)

by John Allen Paulos (shelved 149 times as

avg rating 3.81 — 8,050 ratings — published 1988

by John Allen Paulos (shelved 149 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.81 — 8,050 ratings — published 1988

Euclid's Elements (Paperback)

by Euclid (shelved 142 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 8,276 ratings — published -290

by Euclid (shelved 142 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.28 — 8,276 ratings — published -290

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

by Leonard Mlodinow (shelved 137 times as

avg rating 3.88 — 32,064 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Mlodinow (shelved 137 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.88 — 32,064 ratings — published 2008

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

by Clifford A. Pickover (shelved 133 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 4,852 ratings — published 2009

by Clifford A. Pickover (shelved 133 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.03 — 4,852 ratings — published 2009

Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science (Hardcover)

by Ronald L. Graham (shelved 132 times as

avg rating 4.32 — 5,890 ratings — published 1988

by Ronald L. Graham (shelved 132 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.32 — 5,890 ratings — published 1988

One Hundred Hungry Ants (Paperback)

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 131 times as

avg rating 4.06 — 2,650 ratings — published 1993

by Elinor J. Pinczes (shelved 131 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.06 — 2,650 ratings — published 1993

How to Lie with Statistics (Paperback)

by Darrell Huff (shelved 129 times as

avg rating 3.86 — 22,182 ratings — published 1954

by Darrell Huff (shelved 129 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.86 — 22,182 ratings — published 1954

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! (Hardcover)

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 128 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 1,163 ratings — published 1997

by Marilyn Burns (shelved 128 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.15 — 1,163 ratings — published 1997

A Beautiful Mind (Paperback)

by Sylvia Nasar (shelved 127 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 238,300 ratings — published 1998

by Sylvia Nasar (shelved 127 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.12 — 238,300 ratings — published 1998

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

by Nate Silver (shelved 125 times as

avg rating 3.96 — 75,420 ratings — published 2012

by Nate Silver (shelved 125 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.96 — 75,420 ratings — published 2012

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

by Deborah Heiligman (shelved 124 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 5,401 ratings — published 2013

by Deborah Heiligman (shelved 124 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 4.18 — 5,401 ratings — published 2013

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

by Paul J. Nahin (shelved 121 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 4,447 ratings — published 1998

by Paul J. Nahin (shelved 121 times as

*mathematics*)avg rating 3.97 — 4,447 ratings — published 1998

“I couldn't claim that I was smarter than sixty-five other guys--but the average of sixty-five other guys, certainly!”

― Richard Feynman, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

― Richard Feynman, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

“Lynn, she saved half our faction from

"In some circles they call that a quarter, Mar," Lynn says.”

― Veronica Roth, Insurgent

*this*stuff," says Marlene, tapping the bandage on her arm from where the Dauntless traitors shot her. "Well, half of half of our faction.""In some circles they call that a quarter, Mar," Lynn says.”

― Veronica Roth, Insurgent

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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