A book of mathematical oddities: games, puzzles, facts, numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for the curious and adventurous mind.
'Absolutely fascinating' Nigella Lawson
'Brooks is an exemplary science writer … This is the sort of science book one always hopes for. Learned, but easy to read. Packed with detail, b…
WINNER OF THE 2010 ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE FOR SCIENCE BOOKS'If Charles Darwin sprang from his grave, I would give him this fine book to bring him up…
A painless introduction to the maths of the real world by the team who created and present the hugely popular BBC Radio 4 series More or Less.
Charles H. Hapgood
'Sets forth, cautiously and comprehensively, the extraordinarily rich material that supports his displacement theory. I think that this rather ast…