MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Author includes the word(s): Thomas Pynchon

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Against the Day (2006)
Highly Rated!
Thomas Pynchon
This novel, set in the time frame 1890s to 1920s interleaves several plots and styles, from boys' adventures to peacetime spies to gunslingers' revenges. The forces of progress stomp over all the... (more)
Gravity's Rainbow (1973)
Highly Rated!
Thomas Pynchon
In this novel "there's "mathematicians' graffiti" and a lot of musing on the Poisson-curve. See, for ex. page 140 in the Pengiun 20th century classics edition. I was impressed with Pynchon's... (more)
The Secret Integration (1964)
Thomas Pynchon
The title is a pun relating the operation from calculus (the definite integral of a function) to the controversial attempt to solve many of the problems of race relations in America (the integration... (more)
Vineland (1990)
Thomas Pynchon
This novel is Pynchon's bittersweet look at the idealism of the sixties as seen from the cynicism of the eighties. One key character from the sixties is the mathematician Weed Atman, first seen studying... (more)

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