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Author includes the word(s): B.J. Novak

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A Good Problem to Have (2014)
B.J. Novak
A fourth grade math class is interrupted by an old man who bursts in claiming that he was the inventor of the train problem: "That's my problem," said the man. He stared at us all at once, somehow,... (more)
Rithmatic (2015)
B.J. Novak
A school principal secretly proposes to his students that they all just agree not to bother with math in school: “Now do I wish you all knew math? Were great at math? Were f---ing mathematicians?... (more)

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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.

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