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Books released during the week of April 24, 2017

Power-Up: Unlocking the Hidden Mathematics in Video Games<br>Matthew Lane Power-Up:
Unlocking the Hidden Mathematics in Video Games
Matthew Lane

"Are you a video game enthusiast who is getting tired of being asked ‘How can you waste time on such stuff?' This book is your answer! Matthew Lane skillfully weaves a tale of how video games can be important tools for teaching mathematics and physics. As a long-time video gamer, I highly recommend Power-Up."—Paul J. Nahin, author of In Praise of Simple Physics
Hardcover | 2017 | $29.95 / £24.95
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Books released during the week of April 17, 2017

Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook<br>Paul Charbonneau Natural Complexity:
A Modeling Handbook
Paul Charbonneau

"In this delightfully engaging introduction to complexity, Charbonneau reveals how a bewildering array of complicated structures emerge naturally from exceedingly simple rules of behavior and engagement. More than that, however, he provides the necessary tools and encouragement for readers to continue to explore this extraordinary landscape on their own and uncover its hidden mysteries."--Thomas J. Bogdan, former president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Paperback | 2017 | $49.50 / £41.95
Hardcover | 2017 | $99.50 / £83.95
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The Probability Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Chance<br>Steven J. Miller The Probability Lifesaver:
All the Tools You Need to Understand Chance
Steven J. Miller

"This is a superb book by a gifted writer and mathematician. Miller's amiable, intuitive writing style weaves stories about probability into the narrative in a unique fashion."--Larry Leemis, College of William & Mary
Paperback | 2017 | $29.95 / £24.95
Hardcover | 2017 | $99.50 / £83.95
eBook edition available

Books released during the week of March 13, 2017

Beautiful Geometry<br>Eli Maor & Eugen Jost Beautiful Geometry
Eli Maor & Eugen Jost

"A book that stimulates the mind as well as the eye."--Scientific American
Paperback | 2017 | $22.95 / £18.95
Hardcover | 2014 | $27.95 / £22.95
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The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love<br>Oscar E. Fernandez The Calculus of Happiness:
How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love
Oscar E. Fernandez

"There are plenty of books about managing your wealth, but The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love, by Oscar Fernandez of Princeton University Press, sounds intriguing."--Matthew Partridge, Money Week
Hardcover | 2017 | $24.95 / £19.95
eBook edition available

Books released during the week of March 6, 2017

Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills<br>Paul J. Nahin Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula:
Cures Many Mathematical Ills
Paul J. Nahin

"Nahin includes gems from all over mathematics, ranging from engineering applications to beautiful pure-mathematical identities. . . . It would be good to have more books like this."--Timothy Gowers, Nature
Paperback | 2017 | $22.95 / £18.95
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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry<br>Glen Van Brummelen Heavenly Mathematics:
The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry
Glen Van Brummelen

"A no-nonsense introduction to spherical trigonometry."--Book News, Inc.
Paperback | 2017 | $19.95 / £14.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $39.95 / £32.95
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The Logician and the Engineer: How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age<br>Paul J. Nahin The Logician and the Engineer:
How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age
Paul J. Nahin

"Meshing logic problems with the stories of two extraordinary men. . . Paul Nahin fashions a tale of innovation and discovery. Alongside a gripping account of how Shannon built on Boole's work, Nahin explores others key to the technological revolution, from Georg Cantor to Alan Turing."--Nature
Paperback | 2017 | $17.95 / £14.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $24.95 / £19.95
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Books released during the week of February 13, 2017

Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World<br>Keith Devlin Finding Fibonacci:
The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World
Keith Devlin

"A charmingly personal account of Keith Devlin's long quixotic search to understand the man, Leonardo Bonacci, better known as Fibonacci, as well as the thirteenth-century mathematician's surprisingly pervasive influence."—John Allen Paulos, author of Innumeracy and A Numerate Life
Hardcover | 2017 | $29.95 / £24.95
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Books released during the week of February 20, 2017

Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction<br>Kosuke Imai Quantitative Social Science:
An Introduction
Kosuke Imai

"Kosuke Imai has produced a superb hands-on introduction to modern quantitative methods in the social sciences. Placing practical data analysis front and center, this book is bound to become a standard reference in the field of quantitative social science and an indispensable resource for students and practitioners alike."--Alberto Abadie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paperback | 2017 | $49.50 / £41.95
Hardcover | 2017 | $95.00 / £79.95
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