MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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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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  3. Two Moons by Thomas Mallon
  4. Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
  5. Probabilities by Michael Stein
  6. The Secret Integration by Thomas Pynchon
  7. Tau Zero by Poul Anderson
  8. Three Days and a Child by Abraham B. Yehoshua
  9. His Master's Voice by Stanislaw Lem
  10. Watt by Samuel Beckett
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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