# Mathematical Digest

### Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics

in the Popular Press

"The World Is Broad and Wide": Review of *The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions,* by Edwin A. Abbott. Reviewed by Peter Renz. *Scientific American,* April 2002.

The book, and especially the introduction and notes by Ian Stewart, are highly praised, as indicated by the review's subtitle, "A modern mathematician annotates a classic and gives it yet another dimension."

*--- Annette Emerson*