The enthralling story of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans, whose insight transformed the ancient world and still inspire the realms of science, mathematics, philosophy and the arts. Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our u... read more

Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe

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Following on from his Big Book of Numbers (2014), World of Numbers (2015), and Time Machine (2016), Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a brand new book of number puzzles and trivia! Featuring hundreds of mind-bending, head-scratching, intelligence-testing number gam... read more

The Number Games

Everyone who's had to get to grips with chance knows how tricky even its simplest manifestations can be. Its workings are a constant challenge to common sense: a run of luck goes bad just when you trust it; expert predictions of everyt... read more

Chancing it: The Laws of Chance and How They Can Work for You

Now kids can enjoy the puzzle that keeps their parents' minds racing and pencils sharpened. This edition, newly repackaged and designed for children 8 and up, begins with a sudoku lesson from Will Shortz and very... read more

Will Shortz Presents Math Masters Sudoku: 150 Puzzles for Clever KidsSudoku for Kids

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Gamblers have been trying to figure out how to game the system since our ancestors first made wagers over dice fashioned from knucklebones: in revolutionary Paris, the 'martingale' strategy was rumoured to lead to foolproof success at the roulette table; now, in the 21st century,... read more

The Perfect Bet

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Awards:Winton Royal Society Science Prize short list 2015.

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthus... read more

Alex Through the Looking Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect Life

Emotions are powerful. In newspaper headlines and on social media, they have become the primary way of understanding the world. But strong feelings make it more difficult to see the reality behind the rhetoric. In The Art of Logic, Eugen... read more

The Art of Logic: how to make sense in a world that doesn't

From a zebra's stripes to a spider's web: an engaging examination of patterns in nature and the mathematics that underlie them.From a zebra's stripes to a spider's web, from sand dunes to snowflakes, natu... read more

The Beauty of Numbers in Nature: Mathematical Patterns and Principles from the Natural World

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How to be Good at Maths

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals, which ... read more

Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers