# What are your favorite math texts?

As a math teacher I am always interested in new books, I have currently finished "The Joy of X" and "The Code Book" and found them extremely interesting. What books have you read, that involves mathematics?

Note by Trever Reeh
5 years, 6 months ago

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Thanks for the input!

- 5 years, 6 months ago

"Proofs from the Book" Volume 1 (and 2). Some of the mathematical ideas are hard, and the book presents a very clear exposition that illustrates the important approaches used to solve the problems.

Staff - 5 years, 6 months ago

"Through Genius the Great Theorems of Mathematics" by Dunham is a great read.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

I recently read "Chaos" by James Gleick. It was really readable, had good diagrams, and lots of recent history with the math.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

puzzles by g.h. hardy

- 5 years, 6 months ago

How about New Horizons in Geometry by Tom Apostol and Mamikon Mnatsakanian! Wonderful illustrations! And many Archimedes-style innovations!

- 2 years, 10 months ago

New Horizons in Geometry by Apostol and Mnatsakanian is full of visual proofs!

- 2 years, 11 months ago

Tommy 1 and Tommy 2

- 2 years, 11 months ago

'Road to Reality' by Roger Penrose. I got a few hundred pages in before giving up.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Read " The man who knew infinity by Robert kanigel (biography of ramanujan) and fermat's engima (fermat last theorem) (nice book)

- 5 years, 6 months ago