“An opus…Mixing math with wonder.”—Washington Post Book World (The Washington Post
From the Back Cover
A compulsive, exuberant cornucopia of puzzles, The Big Book of Brain Games
is like salted peanuts for the mind. Here are mental games, visual challenges, logic posers, riddles and illusions.
Comprised of both original puzzles and mind-boggling adaptations of classics, this book, written by a man Wired
magazine called “a living inspiration for the rest of us,” celebrates that unique place where pure play and problem solving coexist.
Start solving, and right away you’ll feel smart, intuitive, curious, successful and at one with the beauty of mathematics.