MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

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Author includes the word(s): Yoon Ha Lee

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(Note: This page not the entire list of works of Mathematical Fiction. To see the whole list, click here.)

Counting the Shapes (2001)
Yoon Ha Lee
How many shapes of pain are there? Are any topologically equivalent? And is one of them death? This is a fantasy story in which magic is achieved through mathematics, and hard work. For example, "Do... (more)
Ninefox Gambit (2016)
Highly Rated!
Yoon Ha Lee
In a desperate attempt to retake the Fortress of Needles from the heretics who have taken it over, the mathematically talented Kel captain named Cheris is promoted to the rank of general and mentally... (more)
The Robot's Math Lessons (2019)
Yoon Ha Lee
In this very short story, intentionally incorrect mathematical formulas result in an unusual friendship between a servitor and a human child. The story was posted as free "flash fiction" on the author's website and was published by Simon and Schuster in 2019 in an anthology of stories that take place in the same universe as Ninefox Gambit. (more)

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