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  1. Book ImageHello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

    Hannah Fry

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Royal Society Investment Science Book Prize

    A look inside the algorithms that are shaping our lives and the dilemmas they bring with them.More

  2. Book Image100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know about Math and the Arts

    John D. Barrow

    An entertaining and illuminating collection of 100 surprising connections between math and the arts.More

  3. Book ImageThe Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures

    Malba Tahan, Leslie Clark, Alastair Reid, Et Al.

    “A great storyteller.”—Paulo Coelho, author of The AlchemistMore

  4. Book ImageNaked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

    Charles Wheelan

    “Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco ChronicleMore

  5. Book ImageWorld in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement

    Robert P. Crease

    “Shows that the story of metrology . . . can in the right hands make for a riveting read.”—The EconomistMore

  6. Book ImageDouble Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance

    Jane Gleeson-White

    “A timely, topical, readable, and thought-provoking look at the history and legacy of double-entry bookkeeping.”—Elif Batuman, author of The PossessedMore

  7. Book ImageMathletics: A Scientist Explains 100 Amazing Things About the World of Sports

    John D. Barrow

    An entertaining, eye-opening guide to what math and physics can reveal about sports.More

  8. Book ImageEverything and More: A Compact History of Infinity

    David Foster Wallace, Neal Stephenson

    "A gripping guide to the modern taming of the infinite."—The New York Times. With a new introduction by Neal Stephenson.More

  9. Book Image100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: Math Explains Your World

    John D. Barrow

    “Where else does math become a romp, full of entertaining tricks and turns?”—Bryce Christensen, BooklistMore

  10. Book ImageThe Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg

    Robert P. Crease

    "Any reader who aspires to be scientifically literate will find this a good starting place." —Publishers WeeklyMore

  11. Book ImageThe Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life

    Avinash K. Dixit, Barry J. Nalebuff

    “I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment.”—Steven LevittMore

  12. Book ImageOne to Nine: The Inner Life of Numbers

    Andrew Hodges

    “A lively new book . . . [that] readers will enjoy sprinting through.”—Jordan Ellenberg, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  13. Book ImageStatistics

    David Freedman, Robert Pisani, Roger Purves

    Fourth Edition

    Renowned for its clear prose and no-nonsense emphasis on core concepts, Statistics covers fundamentals using real examples to illustrate the techniques.More

  14. Book ImageCoincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas

    Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird

    “A profusely illustrated, bemusingly unorthodox introduction to math.”—BooklistMore

  15. Book ImageThe Triumph of Numbers: How Counting Shaped Modern Life

    I. Bernard Cohen

    From the pyramids to mortality tables, Galileo to Florence Nightingale, a vibrant history of numbers and the birth of statistics.More

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