Mathematical Digest


Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

Review of The Story of Mathematics, by Richard Mankiewicz.Discover, April 2001.

Discover includes The Story of Mathematics in its "We alsolike..." column. "Mankiewicz spins engaging yarns about topics that rangefrom ancient Chinese theorems to computer-age fractals in this gorgeouslyillustrated history ... a perfect gift for both math-philes andmath-phobes," the column states.

--- Annette Emerson