Books about Math, Numbers & More

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The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
1.  The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Is God a Mathematician?
2.  Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio
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The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible
3.  The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible by Keith Devlin
$16.52   Used & New from: $9.96
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics
4.  Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics by William W. Dunham
$11.36   Used & New from: $7.24
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

It Must Be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science
5.  It Must Be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science by Graham Farmelo
$17.55   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number
6.  The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number by Mario Livio
$13.43   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

The Joy of Pi
7.  The Joy of Pi by David Blatner
$11.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

e: The Story of a Number
8.  e: The Story of a Number by Eli Maor
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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of "i" [the square root of minus one]
9.  An Imaginary Tale: The Story of "i" [the square root of minus one] by Paul J. Nahin
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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
10.  Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife
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To Infinity and Beyond:  A Cultural History of the Infinite
11.  To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite by Eli Maor
$25.44   Used & New from: $1.21
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The Möbius Strip: Dr. August Möbius's Marvelous Band in Mathematics, Games, Literature, Art, Technology, and Cosmology
12.  The Möbius Strip: Dr. August Möbius's Marvelous Band in Mathematics, Games, Literature, Art, Technology, and Cosmology by Clifford A. Pickover
$13.12   Used & New from: $5.77
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science
13.  A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science by Michael S. Schneider
$15.45   Used & New from: $9.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

Mathematics and the Physical World (Dover Books on Mathematics)
14.  Mathematics and the Physical World (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Morris Kline
$14.93   Used & New from: $4.19
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The Geometry of Art and Life
15.  The Geometry of Art and Life by Matila Costiescu Ghyka
$9.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Numbers: Revised Edition (Penguin Press Science S)
16.  The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Numbers: Revised Edition (Penguin Press Science S) by D. G. Wells
$11.02   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Mathematical Mysteries: The Beauty and Magic of Numbers (Helix Books)
17.  Mathematical Mysteries: The Beauty and Magic of Numbers (Helix Books) by Calvin C. Clawson
$14.97   Used & New from: $0.01
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What the Numbers Say: A Field Guide to Mastering Our Numerical World
18.  What the Numbers Say: A Field Guide to Mastering Our Numerical World by Derrick Niederman
$22.46   Used & New from: $0.01
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Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You
19.  Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You by Gerd Gigerenzer
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How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
20.  How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business by Douglas W. Hubbard
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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (Incerto)
21.  Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (Incerto) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
22.  Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
$38.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (227 customer reviews)

Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos
23.  Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos by Ian Stewart
$20.44   Used & New from: $7.01
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The Shape of Space (Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics)
24.  The Shape of Space (Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics) by Jeffrey R. Weeks
$37.11   Used & New from: $20.52
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The Mathematical Tourist : New and Updated Snapshots of Modern Mathematics
25.  The Mathematical Tourist : New and Updated Snapshots of Modern Mathematics by Ivars Peterson
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