A New York Times bestseller
"Brilliant, funny…the best math teacher you never had." —San Francisco Chronicle
The best-selling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book about statistics that you’ll welcome and enjoy.
“A profusely illustrated, bemusingly unorthodox introduction to math.”—Booklist
From the pyramids to mortality tables, Galileo to Florence Nightingale, a vibrant history of numbers and the birth of statistics.
Safecracking, bullying, marital infidelity and gambling have never before been explored with the mathematical acuity and whimsy of Puzzling Adventures.