The Math Book (tells the history of mathematics)

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Written by Clifford Pickover, The Math Book, covers 250 milestones in mathematics. It has information about the Fibonacci series, the Goldbach Conjecture, Benford’s
Law, the Prisoner’s Dilemma, Newcomb’s Paradox, Tokarsky’s
Unilluminable Room, discovery of pi, etc.


Each two-page spread has an excellent story about a
mathematical principle, discovery, puzzle, or person. You can find more information about the book at