Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Don't let the numbers get you down": Review of What the Numbers Say, byDerrick Niederman and David Boyum. Reviewed by Robert Matthews. New Scientist, 31 May 2003, page50.

This book was written by two people who use mathematics in their work."Written in a breezy, anecdote-packed style, What the Numbers Say is anentertaining guide to how to think straight in a world of numbers," Matthewswrites.

--- Allyn Jackson