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This short story appeared in the September 2002 issue of "Math Horizons", published by the Mathematical Association of America. In it, some kids look through an attic containing lots of stuff belonging to their "crazy GreatUncle Georg", who was apparently Georg Cantor. There they find fantastical items of mathematical interest like a countably infinite deck of cards (which can be split into two decks of the same size, of course), a mechanical "Zeno Game" in which each turn of a small crank brings Achilles closer to the turtle even though he never seems to catch up, an album of all possible lists, and a Ouija board that always lies. 
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May 2016: I am experimenting with a new feature which will print a picture of the cover and a link to the Amazon.com page for a work of mathematical fiction when it is available. I hope you find this useful and convenient. In any case, please write to let me know if it is because I would be happy to either get rid of it or improve it if that would be better for you. Thanks! Alex
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