The New York Times Book of Mathematics: More Than 100 Years of Writing by the Numbers

Author(s): Gina Kolata


From the archives of the world's most famous newspaper comes a collection of its very best writing on mathematics. The New York Times Book of Mathematics gathers more than 110 articles written from 1892 to 2010 that cover statistics, coincidences, chaos theory, cryptography and many other topics. Edited by Pulitzer Prize finalist and senior Times writer Gina Kolata and featuring renowned contributors including James Gleick, George Johnson, John Markoff and more, it's a must-have for any maths and science enthusiast!

Product Information

Gina Kolata is a senior writer at the New York Times, where she reports on science and medicine; and a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. She has written several books, including Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss-and the Myths and Realities of Dieting and the national bestseller Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It.

General Fields

  • : 9781402793226
  • : Sterling Publishing Co Inc
  • : Sterling
  • : June 2013
  • : 229mm X 152mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : near fine
  • : 496
  • : b/w throughout, 25 illustrations
  • : Gina Kolata
  • : Hardback
  • : 1