Thinking in Numbers: How Maths Illuminates Our Lives

Thinking by Numbers - Daniel Tammet This is a series of essays by Trammet, an autistic savant, with the common themes of numbers.Almost all the essays are fascinating, and are written with a refreshing clarity and eloquence. The subjects of the essays are wide and not what you would always consider to be mathematical, but they are eminently readable. My favourite is the one on Pi, where he talks about the mysteries of the number, and recounts he record breaking recital of Pi to 22,514 places.Well worth reading even if you don't like maths!

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