Mathematics, August 2016 | Best Sellers

Mathematics, August 2016 | Best November 2015 to August 25, 2016 as identified by YBP Library Services. Titles are linked to local copies where available.

The Math Myth: and Other Stem Delusions
Hacker, Andrew
New Press
2016. ISBN 9781620970683. $25.95
The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom
Stigler, Stephen M.
Harvard University Press
2016. ISBN 9780674088917. $22.95
Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment
Calinger, Ronald S.
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691119274. $55
The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling
Kucharski, Adam
Basic Books: Perseus
2016. ISBN 9780465055951. $26.99
Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History
Imhausen, Annette
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691117133. $45
A Crude Look at the Whole: the Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life, and Society
Miller, John H.
Basic Books: Perseus
2015. ISBN 9780465055692. $29.99
Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement, and Money
Biggs, Norman
Oxford University Press
2016. ISBN 9780198753353. $34.95
Summing It Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory
Ash, Avner
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691170190. $27.95
Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined
Frame, Michael
Yale University Press
2016. ISBN 9780300197877. $25
Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics
Hottinger, Sara N.
State University of New York Press
2016. ISBN 9781438460093. $75
Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis
Mazur, Barry
Cambridge University Press
2016. ISBN 9781107101920. $59.99
Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Gödel
Stillwell, John
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691171685. $39.95
Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices
Ferreirós, José
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691167510. $45
Probability
Rowbottom, Darrell P.
Polity Press
2015. ISBN 9780745652566. $64.95
A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours
Paulos, John Allen
Prometheus
2015. ISBN 9781633881181. $17
The Topological Imagination: Spheres, Edges, and Islands
Fletcher, Angus
Harvard University Press
2016. ISBN 9780674504561. $39.95
Fluke: The Math and Myth of Coincidence
Mazur, Joseph
Basic Books: Perseus
2016. ISBN 9780465060955. $26.99
Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself
Wilkes, Jason
Basic Books: Perseus
2016. ISBN 9780465053735. $29.99
Classic Topics on the History of Modern Mathematical Statistics: From Laplace to More Recent Times
Gorroochurn, Prakash
John Wiley
2016. ISBN 9781119127925. $135
Handbook of Discrete-Valued Time Series
Davis, Richard A.
Chapman & Hall CRC
2016. ISBN 9781466577732. $119.95

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Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: rlewis@wustl.edu Phone: 314-935-4819