a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
|This novel tells the coming-of-age story of a girl whose Indian father is a professor of mathematics in Wales. She is talented at mathematics and even uses sophisticated math in her everyday life (e.g. she calculates the probability that she will get to walk home with the boy she likes). However, she struggles to deal with her parents expectations, both academic and social.
Thanks to Melissa Poremba for suggesting this book for the list.
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Exciting News: The total number of works of mathematical fiction listed in this database recently reached a milestone. The 1,500th entry is The Man of Forty Crowns by Voltaire. Thanks to Vijay Fafat for writing the summary of that work (and so many others). I am also grateful to everyone who has contributed to this website. Heck, I'm grateful to everyone who visited the site. Thank you!
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