MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Bloom (1998)
Wil McCarthy
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In between blooms of a deadly manmade fungus, the humans discuss cellular automata (especially Conway's Game of Life) and complexity theory.

Thanks to Rob Milson for suggesting this book.

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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. To Hold Infinity by John Meaney
  3. Paradox by John Meaney
  4. The Hollow Man by Dan Simmons
  5. Panda Ray by Michael Kandel
  6. Habitus by James Flint
  7. River of Gods by Ian McDonald
  8. Sushi Never Sleeps by Clifford Pickover
  9. The Bones of Time by Kathleen Ann Goonan
  10. The Light of Other Days by Arthur C. Clarke / Stephen Baxter
Ratings for Bloom:
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Mathematical Content:
2/5 (1 votes)
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Literary Quality:
3/5 (1 votes)
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Categories:
GenreScience Fiction,
Motif
TopicAnalysis/Calculus/Differential, Real Mathematics, Chaos/Fractals,
MediumNovels,

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