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Lagercrantz, David

Summary: "An electrifying thriller that opens with Alan Turing's suicide, and then opens out to take in a young detective's awakening to painful secrets about his own life and the life of his country. It's 1954. Several English nationals have defected to the USSR,while a witch-hunt for homosexuals rages across Britain. In these circumstances, no one is surprised when a mathematician by the name of Alan...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAG

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Labatut, Benjamín

Summary: "A fast-paced, mind-expanding literary work about scientific discovery, ethics and the unsettled distinction between genius and madness.Albert Einstein opens a letter sent to him from the Eastern Front of World War I. Inside, he finds the first exact solution to the equations of general relativity, unaware that it contains a monster that could destroy his life's work.The great mathematician...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushkin Press 2020

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Byrd, Max.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYR

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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Jacobs, Nova

Summary: "The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down--and protect--before others canget their hands on it. Just days after mathematician and family patriarch Isaac Severy dies of an apparent suicide, his adopted granddaughter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Wilson, Robert

Summary: Math prodigy Andrea Aspinalt vanishes from her first assignment for the British secret service, using a Nazi traitor's identity and memories to create a new life for herself.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Wilson

Hoang, Helen

Summary: "A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases--a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC HOA
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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoa

Rojstaczer, Stuart.

Summary: " A comic, bittersweet tale of family evocative of The Yiddish Policemen's Union and Everything Is Illuminated Alexander "Sasha" Karnokovitch and his family would like to mourn the passing of his mother, Rachela, with modesty and dignity. But Rachela, a famous Polish e;migre; mathematician and professor at the University of Wisconsin, is rumored to have solved the million-dollar,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

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Banville, John.

Summary: While old Adam Godley, a mathematical genius, lies on his deathbed, his family gathers in anticipation of his passing. His son, young Adam, is distracted by his faltering marriage to a prominent movie actress while his daughter is distraught by voices in her head. All the while, the Greek patriarchal god Zeus hovers over the family with his eyes on young Adam's wife.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAN

Ogawa, Yōko

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OGA

Leavitt, David

Summary: In 1913, the eccentric G. H. Hardy, Britain's leading mathematician, receives a letter from a self-professed mathematical genius, Indian clerk Srinivasa Ramanujan, and sets out to persuade the enigmatic Ramanujan to come to Cambridge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEA

Vapnyar, Lara

Summary: As a young girl, Katya Geller learned from her mother that math was the answer to everything. Now, at forty, she finds this wisdom tested: she has lost the love of her life, she is in the middle of a divorce, and has just found out that her mother is dying. Half-mad with grief, Katya turns to the unfinished notes for her mother's last textbook, hoping to find guidance in mathematical concepts....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAP

Hoang, Helen

Summary: A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make the heart tick.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Hoang 2018

Huang, S. L.

Summary: "Math-genius mercenary Cas Russell has decided to fight crime. After all, with her extraordinary mathematical ability, she can neuter bombs or out-shoot an army. And the recent outbreak of violence in the world's cities is Cas's fault--she's the one who crushed the organization of telepaths keeping the world's worst offenders under control. But Cas's own power also has a history, one she can't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUA

Huang, S. L.

Summary: Cas Russell is good at math. Scary good. The vector calculus blazing through her head lets her smash through armed men twice her size and dodge every bullet in a gunfight, and she'll take any job for the right price. As far as Cas knows, she's the only person around with a superpower...until she discovers someone with a power even more dangerous than her own. Someone who can reach directly into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HUA

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC HUA

Canin, Ethan.

Summary: "Milo Andret, the genius who solved the Malosz Conjecture and won the Fields Medal for mathematics, had an unusual, even eerie mind from birth, but not until he moves to Berkeley in the 1970s to pursue a ph.D. does he realize the extent of his singular talents. From the drug-soaked enclaves of beatnik California to the verdant lawns of Princeton University, from turbo-charged Wall Street to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Canin 2016

Doxiadēs, Apostolos K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOX

Chung, Catherine

Summary: Determined to conquer the Riemann hypothesis despite cultural discrimination against women intellectuals, a genius mathematician uncovers a mysterious theorem's unexpected World War II link to her family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHUN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Chu

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Chung 2019

Lagercrantz, David

Summary: Leonard Corell, a detective sergeant in the sleepy town of Wilmslow, is disillusioned with his lot. Trapped between professional stagnation and personal repression, he can't even work up the courage to ask out Julie, the pretty assistant at the tailor's. Tasked with investigating the suicide of a local recluse, Alan Turing, Corell is torn between admiration for the dead man's genius and disgust...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LAG

Martn̕ez, Guillermo

Summary: When an Argentine math student discovers the smothered body of his landlady, conventional wisdom points to a family member with the most prosaic of motives. But then renowned logician Arthur Seldom, author of a book on the mathematics of serial killers, tells of a strange note left in his mailbox. The note indicates that the murder is the first in a series linked by a mysterious pattern. Each...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M MAR

Martínez, Guillermo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M MAR

Sangalli, Arturo

Summary: The celebrated mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras left no writings. But what if he had and the manuscript had never been found? Where would it be located? Two mathematicians, one American, one British, set out, unbeknownst to each other, to find the missing manuscript.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAN

Hosoda, Mamoru

Summary: "An adolescent math wiz unintentionally plunges the virtual world into chaos by solving a numerological riddle that makes the global network vulnerable to attack. When Natsuki asks Kenji to pose as her boyfriend at her grandmother's upcoming birthday party, the smitten young numbers man jumps at the opportunity. But his summer of romance takes an unexpected turn when Kenji receives a complex...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical, Inc. 2013

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Doxiadēs, Apostolos K., ‡d1953-

Summary: This innovative, dramatic graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. In his agonized search for absolute truth, Russell crosses paths with legendary thinkers and finds a passionate student in the great Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2009

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 DOX

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