"Highly entertaining." –Amir Alexendar, New York Times
“Mathematical concepts both useful and obscure explained via the antics of America’s favorite yellow family!” –Mental Floss
"The clarity of his explanations is impressive, and there are some illuminating interviews with Simpsons writers…this is a valuable, entertaining book that, above all, celebrates a supremely funny, sophisticated show." –Financial Times
"What have Homer and Bart got to do with Euler’s equation, the googolplex or the topology of doughnuts? The writers of The Simpsons have slipped a multitude of mathematical references into the show. Simon Singh has fun weaving great mathematics stories around our favourite TV characters." –New Scientist
About the Author
Simon Singh received his Ph.D. in particle physics from the University of Cambridge. A former BBC producer, he directed the BAFTA Award–winning documentary Fermat's Last Theorem and wrote Fermat's Enigma, the bestselling book on the same subject. His bestseller The Code Book was the basis for the Channel 4 series The Science of Secrecy. His third book, Big Bang, was also a bestseller, and Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine, written with Edzard Ernst, gained widespread attention. Singh lives in London.