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Tag: Suggested reading

Congratulations to Trevor H. of Australia, for winning our first Math Blog giveaway. 400 entries were received; not a bad turnout at all, if I may say so myself. I’m …

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 …

I love books with the ability to inspire readers. Many non-mathematicians consider mathematics as something abstruse and complicated, suitable only for ‘nerds’. Often I highlight the unfounded nature of …

In my first article “The most enlightening Calculus books”, I argued the importance of maintaining high standards for mathematics education and suggested deep and inspiring calculus books for those …

In Walter Rudin’s autobiography The Way I Remember It, he comments on a calculus book defining it as “too good to be widely used” and further states that: Widely …