




Lord Darcy (1966) 
 Randall Garrett 

The stories in this collection of fantastical murder mysteries take place in an alternate universe where magic rather than science has become the primary human tool for manipulating the world. Frequent... (more) 



MatheMatti (2022) 
 Anuradha Mahasinghe 

A collection of mathematical fiction short stories published in the country of Sri Lanka by Sayura Books. Unfortunately, I do not read Sinhalese and so have not been able to enjoy it myself, but the author... (more) 



Mathematically Bent (2000) 
 Colin Adams 

Geometer and knottheorist Colin Adams (Williams College, MA) has been writing this short, mathematicallywise and bitingly funny column in the quarterly issues of The Mathematical Intelligencer since... (more) 


The Mathematics of Magic (1940) 
 L. Sprague de Camp / Fletcher Pratt 

The "Enchanter Stories" by de Camp and Pratt are a very popular series of SF/fantasy stories whose protagonist, Harold Shea, is able to travel to other universes using symbolic logic. "The Mathematics... (more) 


Mathenauts: Tales of Mathematical Wonder (1987) 
 Rudy Rucker (editor) 

This collection contains a wonderful assortment of
mathematically oriented SF written between 1962 (when Mathematical
Magpie appeared) and 1987 when this volume was published. Editor Rudy Rucker is... (more) 


Number Stories of Long Ago (1919) 
 David Eugene Smith 

A really beautiful, wellcrafted book which presents a very wide variety of aspects of the history of number theory through fictional stories from Mesopotamia, Rome, Egypt, China, and many other places,... (more) 



Racconti Matematici (2006) 
 Claudio Bartocci (Editor) 

This Italian collection of mathematical stories includes some short stories that appear elsewhere in this database (often translated into Italian) and some nonfictional essays that would not be appropriate... (more) 


Reality Conditions: short mathematical fiction (2005) 
 Alex Kasman 

The stories in this collection of 16 original short works of mathematical fiction are different from each other in many ways: some are serious and some funny, some are realistic and some fantastical,... (more) 



The Shape of Content: Creative Writing in Mathematics and Science (2008) 
 Chandler Davis (editor) / Marjorie Senechal (editor) / Jan Zwicky (editor) 

This collection of writings associated with the Workshops on Creative Writing in Mathematics and Science at the math institute at Banff contains mathematical fiction along with mathematical poetry, scientific... (more) 
