Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Map Quest": A review of Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem WasSolved, by Robin Wilson. Reviewed by Daniel S. Silver. American Scientist,July-August 2003.

From the review: "Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved[by Robin Wilson] is a blend of history, anecdotes and mathematics.Mathematical arguments are presented in a clear, colloquial style, which flowsgracefully."

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society