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Contents of Volume 38, Number 4

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A mad day’s work: from Grothendieck to Connes and Kontsevich The evolution of concepts of space and symmetry
Pierre Cartier.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 389-408
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Which are the simplest algebraic varieties?
János Kollár.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 409-433
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Probability laws related to the Jacobi theta and Riemann zeta functions, and Brownian excursions
Philippe Biane, Jim Pitman and Marc Yor.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 435-465
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Note from the book reviews editor
Bhama Srinivasan.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 499-499
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Book Reviews

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The geometry of schemes, by David Eisenbud and Joe Harris.
Reviewer: Igor Dolgachev
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 467-473
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Profinite groups, by J. S. Wilson.
Profinite groups, by L. Ribes and P. Zalesskii.
Analytic pro-$p$ groups, by J. D. Dixon, M. P. F. du Sautoy, A. Mann and D. Segal.
New horizons in pro-$p$ groups, edited by M. du Sautoy, D. Segal and A. Shalen.
Reviewer: Alexander Lubotzky
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 475-479
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Gröbner deformations of hypergeometric differential equations, by M. Saito, B. Sturmfels and N. Takayama.
Reviewer: Mikhail Kapranov
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 481-488
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Quantum fields and strings: A course for mathematicians, Volumes 1 and 2, edited by Pierre Deligne, Pavel Etingof, Daniel S. Freed, Lisa C. Jeffrey, David Kazhdan, John W. Morgan, David R. Morrison and Edward Witten.
Reviewer: Louis H. Kauffman
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 489-494
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Dynamics in one complex variable, Introductory lectures, by John Milnor.
Reviewer: John Hubbard
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 495-498
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