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Category: Suggested Reading

Book Review: PROBLEM SOLVING AND REASONING WITH DISCRETE MATHEMATICS by Dr. Joseph G. Rosenstein US K-12 mathematics has long been dominated by the notion that any legitimate pathway through …

What would make you write a book about writing a book you recently published on a 13th-century mathematician? When you’re Stanford University’s Keith Devlin (aka, NPR’s “The Math Guy”) …

After first hearing of James Tanton (the subject of our April 2017 interview), I was excited to discover that he had books in print. The first one I …

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THIS BOOK? Honoring the recent passing of its author, Raymond M. Smullyan, at age 97 If you’ve never heard of Raymond Smullyan or …

This week we’re giving away a hardcover copy of Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Gödel. To enter Math Blog’s August giveaway, please follow the instructions below. PRIZE DETAILS …

This week we’re giving away a hardcover copy of a great book to one lucky reader. To enter Math Blog’s July giveaway, please follow the instructions below. PRIZE DETAILS …

Princeton University Press recently published a great book called, Summing It Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory by Prof. Avner Ash and Prof. Robert Gross. This week …

Several years ago (wow, it was 2008 – how time flies!), I wrote about The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. At the time I dubbed it, “the nicest math book …

Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide by Alex Reinhart Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: No Starch Press; 1 edition (March 16, 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 1593276206 ISBN-13: 978-1593276201 Product …

Stat-Spotting: A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious Data Joel Best University of California Press Berkeley and Los Angeles, California 2008, updated 2013 158 pages (Paperback) My Rating: 4/5 Introduction …