a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
|A farce about a Turkish-American Harvard freshman. As she is trying to figure out who she is and what academia is about, she meets an older math major with whom she develops both a romantic and intellectual relationship. Along the way, she attends some math classes (a multivariable calculus class with a pre-med friend and a set theory class that she registers for out of curiosity) and ponders Nabokov's comments on the reason that math is useful.
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Exciting News: The 1,600th entry was recently added to this database of mathematical fiction! Also, for those of you interested in non-fictional math books
let me (shamelessly) plug the recent release of the second edition of my soliton theory textbook.
(Maintained by Alex Kasman,
College of Charleston)