Monday, November 30, 2009
The Math Book by Clifford Pickover
Good news. Hooray! "The Math Book" is finally restocked at Amazon, after the 1st printing sold out in Sept!
The gossip is that the publisher did not anticipate demand and thus did not print sufficient copies. The publishers were worried to have extra copies of books in warehouses that they would rather run out 15 days after the publication date then take the risk, which is what happened. Today, it is finally back in stock at Amazon.com
Read Martin Gardner's review here: http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/pickover/math-book.html (Martin Gardner was the former columnist for Scientific American and current Contributing Editor to Games Magazine.
Game Magazine (December 2009) has a full page review - written by the superb editor Wayne Schmittberger.
The Gift-Giving Holidays are upon us!