Monthly Archives: October 2016

Review of My Brain Is Open

It’s probably fair to say that a large majority of the general public in the U. S. could not name a single important mathematician who was active in the period 1933 to 1996 (the years of Paul Erdős’ adult life). … Continue reading

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Review of The Man Who Loved Only Numbers

When Paul Erdős died in 1996 Paul Hoffman had known him for about 10 years and interviewed him a number of times. Hoffman had also known and interviewed many of Erdős’ friends and associates. So it’s fair to say that … Continue reading

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