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in the Popular Press

"Cracking puzzles": Review of Mathematical Miniatures, by SvetoslavSavchev and Titu Andreescu. Reviewed by Victor Bryant. New Scientist, 22 March 2003, page55.

This brief review says the book contains 50 short articles that are aimed at"more or less at a first-year undergraduate mathematics level" and interspersedwith mathematics problems for readers to work on. The book "is sure to appealboth to the amateur mathematician and advanced puzzle-solver," the reviewstates.

--- Allyn Jackson