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Topic: A novel with some math in it?
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Alain Schremmer

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Re: A novel with some math in it?
Posted: Jul 10, 2012 9:21 AM
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Not a novel of course but Gowers' A very short introduction to
mathematics is eminently readable with no prerequisite.

On Jul 10, 2012, at 6:36 AM, Seese, Lillian M. wrote:

> Can anyone provide me with some advice? I am in a book club where
> everyone but me is either an English teacher or a librarian. It is
> my turn to recommend a novel for us to read. A year ago I chose
> "The Housekeeper and the Professor" (by Yoko Ogawa) which had just
> enough math in it to keep everyone interested. I'd love to come up
> with a book that has a little math in it again this year, but I'm
> coming up empty handed. Does anyone have a suggestion?
> Lillian Seese
> Professor of Mathematics
> St. Louis Community College at Meramec
> 11333 Big Bend Blvd. Kirkwood MO 63122
> 314-984-7773

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