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    • A Numerate Life

    • A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours
    • By: John Allen Paulos
    • Narrated by: John Allen Paulos
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mind-sets - the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method - best-selling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal memories and mathematical approaches to reevaluating them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nonlinear, nerdy, fun, mind-stretching

    • By Philo on 01-31-16

    Regular price: $20.99