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Title: How not to be wrong: the power of mathematical thinking
By: Jordan Ellenberg
While the subtitle of this book is "the power of mathematical thinking," the “how not to be wrong” part is how to frame the question so that you use the correct mathematical formula to determine the answer—as well as how to maintain a healthy skepticism as to what that answer ... [Read more]
Posted by Gigi on March 30, 2015
Title: London Bridges
By: Jane Stevenson
An affectionate homage to the classic English detective story, London Bridges is set in 1990s London. Its plot centers on a treasure lost in the Blitz and newly discovered by an unscrupulous lawyer, who is tempted by greed into a series of crimes leading to murder. A diverse cast of ... [Read more]
Posted by Gigi on April 27, 2009
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