Once Upon a Prime

By Sarah Hart

Once Upon a Prime

A fascinating look at what stories and sums have in common.

By the Numbers: Numeracy, Religion, and the Quantitative Transformation of Early Modern England

Why ditching the tally sticks was such a bold step forward.

The Weil Conjectures

By Karen Olsson

The Weil Conjectures

This utterly unconventional biography is as thought-provoking as its subjects.

Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

A witty and wide-ranging foray into arithmetical blunders.

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

An entertaining, user-friendly primer on evaluating data wisely.

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

Hop on this mathematical tour bus for a fun look at numbers, formulas, and the occasional card trick.