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Excellent book! As some one who loves history AND to come from the same part of India as the gifted Mathematician, this book simply blew me away. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Mysticman
I really enjoyed this look into the life of Ramanujan. I actually expected more math than was included here, but it was still enjoyable. Read morePublished 29 days ago by M. Takata
The Man Who Knew Infinity: Apt description of one of world's greatest mathematicians. Ramanujan’s life was cut short by illness and malnutrition but that did not prevent him from... Read morePublished 1 month ago by SJman888
I had read this book previously and lost my copy. I wanted to keep it as a reference.
Apparently it is to be released as a film in 2015.
If you are interested in the life and works of this incredible mathematician, you would be hard pressed to find a better resource in a single place. Extremely through and concise.Published 3 months ago by Noisyturtle
I am apparently unable to understand much math above algebra, but I'm interested in the subject, so biographies and memoirs of mathematicians are about the best I can do. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Markfromark
A finely crafted, well balanced biography of a brilliant yet enigmatic mathematician. In a feat of writing mastery Robert Kanigel weaves and interweaves the threads of India,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Guy Randell
Ramanujan life was interesting and interrelated as his mathematical formulae. A great read on how he came the west and how the west came to know him.Published 5 months ago by JFlat24
Well written and deals with social issues as well as mathematical background. I have enjoyed reading it so far. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Theron D. King