MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

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What I'm going to do, I think (1969)
Larry Woiwode
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A dark, serious novel about a math grad student whose life I do not envy.

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According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
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  2. Gambler's Rose by G.W. Hawkes
  3. Two Moons by Thomas Mallon
  4. Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
  5. Watt by Samuel Beckett
  6. The Last Starship from Earth by John Boyd
  7. Gifted: A Novel by Nikita Lalwani
  8. Death of a Doxy by Rex Stout
  9. Kavanagh by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. Probabilities by Michael Stein
Ratings for What I'm going to do, I think:
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Mathematical Content:
1/5 (2 votes)
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Literary Quality:
3/5 (2 votes)
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MotifMath Education,
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MediumNovels,

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