Sunday, September 11, 2016

Mathematics for Everyone

Mathematics is everywhere. Hence, it  is for everyone. Mathematical concepts, simple to complex,  are explained by great mathematicians and writers of the recent centuries in popular formats. Many of these monographs are enjoyable by even those who do not have any previous knowledge in Mathematics or science. They are addictive! You start reading, you stop reading! This collection is dedicated to all my students who helped me improve my interest in Mathematics. Read and Enjoy!

  1. A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash by Sylvia Nasar
  2. A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design by Frank Wilczek
  3. A Certain Ambiguity - A Mathematical Novel by Gaurav Suri and Hartosh Singh Bal
  4. A Curious History of Mathematics by Joel Levy
  5. A History of π by Peter Beckmann
  6. A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market by Edward O. Thorp
  7. A Mathematician Plays the Market by John Allen Paulos
  8. A Mathematician's Apology by C. P. Snow and G. H. Hardy
  9. A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science by Barbara Oakley
  10. A New Kind of Science by Stephen Wolfram
  11. A Strange Wilderness: The Lives of the Great Mathematicians by Amir D. Aczel
  12. Abraham De Moivre: Setting the Stage for Classical Probability and Its Applications  by David R. Bellhouse
  13. Adventures of a Mathematician by Stanislaw M. Ulam
  14. Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
  15. Alex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life by Alex Bellos
  16. Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos
  17. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian
  18. An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One by Paul J. Nahin
  19. Another Fine Math You've Got Me into by  Ian Stewart
  20. Are Numbers Real? by Brian Clegg
  21. As Easy as Pi by Jamie Buchan
  22. Birth of Theorem by Cedric Villaini
  23. Book of Proof by Richard Heath Hammack
  24. Borges and Mathematics by Guillermo Martinez
  25. Bridges to Infinity: The Human side of Mathematics by Michael Guillen
  26. Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Mario Livio
  27. Can You Solve My Problems?: Ingenious, Perplexing, and Totally Satisfying Math and Logic Puzzles by Alex Bellos
  28. Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mysticism, and the Quest to Understand the Universe by Amir D. Aczel
  29. Do I Count?: Stories from Mathematics  by Gunter M. Ziegler
  30. Dr Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills by Paul J. Nahin
  31. Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics by Amir R. Alexander
  32. e: the Story of a Number by Eli Maor
  33. Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Gödel by John Stillwell
  34. Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace by Leonard Mlodinow
  35. Euler: The Master of Us All by William Dunham
  36. Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem by Simon Singh
  37. Fermat's last theorem by Amir D. Aczel
  38. Fermat's Last Theorem by Simon Singh
  39. Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry by Marcus Du Sautoy
  40. Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers by Amir D. Aczel
  41. Five Equations that changed the World by Michael Guillen
  42. Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
  43. Flatterland: Like Flatland Only More So by Ian Stewart
  44. Fractals, Googols and Other Mathematical Tales by Theoni Pappas
  45. From One to Zero by Georges Ifrah
  46. From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries: The Extraordinary Story of Maths by Chris Waring
  47. Further Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas
  48. Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant by Julian Havil
  49. Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway by Siobhan Roberts
  50. God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History by Stephen Hawking
  51. Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
  52. Goedel's Way: Exploits into an undecidable world by Gregory Chaitin, Francisco A Doria, Newton C.A. da Costa
  53. God's Equation by Amir D. Aczel
  54. Gösta Mittag-Leffler: A Man of Conviction by Arild Stubhaug
  55. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: The Polymath Who Brought Us Calculus by M. B. W. Tent
  56. Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music by Anthony Ashton
  57. Henri Poincaré: A Scientific Biography by Jeremy Gray
  58. Here's Looking at Euclid by Alex Bellos
  59. Hidden In Plain Sight 6: Why Three Dimensions? by Andrew Thomas
  60. How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics by William Byers
  61. How Not to be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
  62. How to Bake Pi Eugenia Cheng
  63. How to Prove It: A Structured Approach by Daniel J. Velleman
  64. How to Solve it: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by George Polya
  65. How to Think Like a Mathematician: A Companion to Undergraduate Mathematics by Kevin Houston 
  66. I Want to Be a Mathematician: An Automathography by Paul R. Halmos
  67. Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People by Stephen Wolfram
  68. Imagining Numbers by Barry Mazur
  69. In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World by Ian Stewart
  70. Infinity: Beyond the Beyond the Beyond by Hugh Gray Lieber, Lillian R. Lieber and Barry Mazur
  71. Introducing Infinity: A Graphic Guide by Brian Clegg
  72. Introduction to Mathematical Thinking by Keith Devlin
  73. Is God a Mathematician? and other musings by Narendra Murty
  74. Is God a Mathematician? by Benjamin Franklin
  75. Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio
  76. Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics by William Dunham
  77. Kerala Mathematics history and its possible transmission to Europe by George Gheverghese Joseph
  78. Language of Mathematics by Keith Devlin
  79. Leonhard Euler and the Bernoullis: Mathematicians from Basel by M. B. W. Tent
  80. Life's Other Secret: The New Mathematics of the Living World by Ian Stewart
  81. Locks, Mahabharata and Mathematics: An Exploration of Unexpected Parallels by V Raghunathan
  82. Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality by Edward Frenkel
  83. Loving and Hating Mathematics: Challenging the Myths of Mathematical Life by Reuben Hersh and Vera John-Steiner
  84. Make Your Own Neural Network by Tariq Rashid
  85. Making Number Talks Matter: Developing Mathematical Practices and Deepening Understanding by Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker
  86. Math and Art: An Introduction to Visual Mathematics  by Sasho Kalajdzievski
  87. Math Concepts Everyone Should Know (And Can Learn) by Metin Bektas
  88. Math Stuff by Theoni Pappas
  89. Math Talk: Selected Essays by Theoni Pappas
  90. Math, Better Explained: Learn to Unlock Your Math Intuition by Kalid Azad
  91. Math-A-Day by Theoni Pappas
  92. Mathematical Circles by Fomin Et Al
  93. Mathematical Footprints: Discovering Mathematics Everywhere by Theoni Pappas
  94. Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students′ Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching by Jo Boaler
  95. Mathematical Mysteries: The Beauty and Magic of Numbers by Calvin C. Clawson
  96. Mathematical Snippets: Exploring Mathematical Ideas in Small Bites by Theoni Pappas
  97. Mathematical Sorcery by Calvin C. Clawson
  98. Mathematicians and their Gods: Interactions between Mathematics and Religious Beliefs by Snezana Lawrence and Mark McCartney
  99. Mathematicians are People Too: Vol 1: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians by Luetta Reimer
  100. Mathematicians are People Too: Vol 2: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians by Luetta Reimer
  101. Mathematics and its history by John Stillwell
  102. Mathematics and the Imagination by Edward Kasner, James Roy Newman
  103. Mathematics for the Nonmathematician by Morris Kline
  104. Mathematics, Magic and Mystery by Martin Gardner
  105. Mathematics, Poetry and Beauty by Ron Aharoni
  106. Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Numbers by Tom Jackson
  107. Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers by Jan Gullberg
  108. Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning by A. D. Aleksandrov, A. N. Kolmogorov  and M. A. Lavrent'ev
  109. Mathletics by Wayne L. Winston
  110. Men of Mathematics by E T Bell
  111. My Brain Is Open: The Mathematical Journeys of Paul Erdos by Bruce Schechter
  112. My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count by Ken Ono and Amir D. Aczel
  113. Nagel & Newman: Godel's Proof Special by Ernest Nagel and James R. Newman
  114. Niels Henrik Abel and his Times: Called Too Soon by Flames Afar by Arild Stubhaug
  115. Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers by John MacCormick
  116. Number Mysteries by Marcus Du Sautoy
  117. Number and Numbers by Alain Badz
  118. Number, Shape, & Symmetry: An Introduction to Number Theory, Geometry, and Group Theory  by Diane L. Herrmann, Paul J. Sally, Jr.
  119. Numbers: The Universal Language by Denis Guedj and Lory Frankel
  120. Of Men & Numbers: The Story of the Great Mathematicians by Jane Muir
  121. On Numbers and Games by John H. Conway
  122. Our Mathematical Universe by Max Tegmark
  123. Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis by Barry Mazur and William Stein
  124. Prime Obsession: Berhhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics by John Derryshire
  125. Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities by Ian Stewart
  126. Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers by Ian Stewart
  127. Proofiness: How You're Being Fooled by the Numbers by Charles Seife
  128. Proofs from the Book by Martin Aligner and Gunter M Ziegler
  129. Puzzles from Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas
  130. Pythagoras' Revenge: A Mathematical Mystery by Arturo Sangalli
  131. Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof by Burkard Polster
  132. Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement, and Money by Norman Biggs
  133. Remarkable Mathematicians: From Euler to Von Neumann by I. M. James, Ioan James and James Ioan
  134. Roads to Infinity: The Mathematics of Truth and Proof by John Stillwell
  135. Scale by Geoffrey West
  136. Short Stories About Numbers by Rajnish Kumar
  137. Significant Figures: The Lives and Work of Great Mathematicians by Ian Stewart
  138. Soccermatics by David Sumpter
  139. Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel by Jason Padgett and Maureen Ann Seaberg
  140. Summing It Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory by Avner Ash and Robert Gross
  141. Symmetry and the Monster: One of the Greatest Quests of Mathematics by Mark Ronan
  142. Symmetry by Hermann Weyl
  143. Symmetry: A Very Short Introduction by Ian Stewart
  144. Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order by Steven Strogatz
  145. Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics by Ian Stewart
  146. The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas
  147. The Art of Mathematics: Coffee Time in Memphis by Béla Bollobás
  148. The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed by Amir D. Aczel
  149. The Book of Numbers by John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy
  150. The Book of Numbers by Richard K Guy and John Horton Conway
  151. The Calculus of Friendship - What a Teacher and a Student Learned about Life while Corresponding about Math by Steven Strogatz
  152. The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking by Simon Singh
  153. The Colossal Book of Mathematics - Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes & Problems by Martin Gardner
  154. The Connolly Book of Numbers, Vol 1: The Fundamentals by Eileen Connolly
  155. The Connolly Book of Numbers, Vol II: The Conslutant's Manual by Eileen Connolly
  156. The Constants Of Nature by John D. Barrow
  157. The Crest of the Peacock by George Gheverghese Joseph
  158. The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow
  159. The Education of T.C. Mits: What Modern Mathematics Means to You by Barry Mazur, Hugh Gray Lieber and Lillian R. Lieber
  160. The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry by Mario Livio
  161. The Fascinating World of Graph Theory by Arthur Benjamin
  162. The Genius of Euler: Reflections on his Life and Work by William Dunham
  163. The Geometry of Art and Life by Matila Ghyka
  164. The Golden Ratio Coloring Book: And Other Mathematical Patterns Inspired by Nature and Art by Steve Richards
  165. The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number by Mario Livio
  166. The Golden Section: Nature’s Greatest Secret by Scott Olsen
  167. The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible by Lance Fortnow
  168. The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life by Alex Bellos
  169. The Great Mathematical Problems by Ian Stewart
  170. The History of Counting by Denise Schmandt-Besserat and Michael Hays
  171. The History of Zero: Exploring Our Place-Value Number System by Tika Downey
  172. The Honors Class by Ben H Yandell
  173. The Indian Clerk by David Leavitt
  174. The Irrationals by Julian Havil
  175. The Joy of Pi by David Blatner
  176. The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity by Steven Strogatz
  177. The Little Green Math Book: 30 Powerful Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills by Brandon Royal
  178. The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why by Arthur Benjamin
  179. The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution by Keith J. Devlin
  180. The Man Who Counted - A Collection of Mathematical Adventures by Malba Tahan, Leslie Clark, Alastair Reid and Patricia Reid Baquero
  181. The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan by Robert Kanigel
  182. The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth by Paul Hoffman
  183. The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdős and the Search for Mathematical Truth by Paul Hoffman
  184. The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics by Clifford A. Pickover
  185. The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability  by David G. Taylor
  186. The Mathematical Brain by Brian Butterworth
  187. The Mathematical Experience by Elena Anne Marchisotto, Reuben Hersh and Philip J Davis
  188. The Mathematical Traveler: Exploring The Grand History Of Numbers by Calvin C. Clawson
  189. The Mathematician's Shiva by Stuart Rojstaczer
  190. The Mathematician Sophus Lie by Arild Stubhaug
  191. The Mathematics Devotional by Clifford A. Pickover
  192. The Mathematics Lover's Companion: Masterpieces for Everyone by Edward Scheinerman
  193. The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam by Victor J. Katz
  194. The Mind of the Mathematician by Michael Fitzgerald and Ioan James
  195. The Music of Reason: Experience the Beauty of Mathematics Through Quotations by Theoni Pappas
  196. The Music of the Primes by Marcus Du Sautoy
  197. The Mystery of the Aleph by Amir D. Aczel
  198. The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero by Robert M. Kaplan
  199. The Numbers Game by Chris Anderson and David Sally
  200. The Outer Limits of Reason - What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us by Noson S. Yanofsky
  201. The Pea and the Sun: A Mathematical Paradox by Leonard M. Wapner
  202. The Pleasures of Counting by T.W. Körner
  203. The Poincaré Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe by Donal O'Shea
  204. The Prince of Mathematics: Carl Friedrich Gauss by M. B. W. Tent
  205. The Proof and the Pudding by Jim Henle
  206. The Queen of Mathematics: A Historically Motivated Guide to Number Theory by Jay Goldman
  207. The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World by Amir D. Aczel
  208. The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh
  209. The Symmetries of Things by John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel and Chaim Goodman-Strauss
  210. The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel by W. L. Bloch
  211. The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer by Georges Ifrah
  212. The Universal History of Numbers: The Computer and the Information Revolution by Georges Ifrah
  213. The Universal History of Numbers: The World's First Number-Systems by Georges Ifrah
  214. Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension: A Mathematician's Journey Through Narcissistic Numbers, Optimal Dating Algorithms, at Least Two Kinds of Infinity, and More by Matt Parker
  215. To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite by Eli Maor
  216. Trolling Euclid: An Irreverent Guide to Nine of Mathematics' Most Important Problems by Tom Wright
  217. Unknown Quantity X: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra by John Derbyshire
  218. Visions of the Universe: A Coloring Journey Through Math's Great Mysteries by Alex Bellos
  219. Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil
  220. What Is Mathematics, Really? by Reuben Hersh
  221. What Is Mathematics? by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins
  222. What We Cannot Know by Marcus Du Sautoy
  223. What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success by Jo Boaler
  224. Yearning for the impossible by John Stillwell
  225. Zero History by William Gibson
  226. Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife
  227. 50 Greatest Mathematicians of the World by Rajesh Thakur
  228. 50 Maths Ideas You Really Need to Know by Tony Crilly

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