Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Godel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics
"Something about Gardner's prose—straight-ahead, factual, free of literary pretension—is deliciously addictive."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World
“A profusely illustrated, bemusingly unorthodox introduction to math.”—Booklist
"Dennis Shasha is the absolute best puzzle writer alive."—David Gelernter, professor of computer science, Yale University
A gently guided, profusely illustrated Grand Tour of the world of mathematics.
“Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco Chronicle