# Mathematics

**Pentagons and Pentagrams: An Illustrated History**

*Eli Maor and Eugen Jost*

**A fascinating exploration of the pentagon and its role in various cultures**

**In Pursuit of Zeta-3: The World's Most Mysterious Unsolved Math Problem**

*Paul J. Nahin*

**An engrossing look at the history and importance of a centuries-old but still unanswered math problem**

**Mathletics: How Gamblers, Managers, and Fans Use Mathematics in Sports, Second Edition**

*Wayne L. Winston, Scott Nestler, and Konstantinos Pelechrinis*

**How to use math to improve performance and predict outcomes in professional sports**

**The Best Writing on Mathematics 2021**

*Mircea Pitici*

**The year’s finest mathematical writing from around the world**

**Visual Differential Geometry and Forms: A Mathematical Drama in Five Acts**

*Tristan Needham*

**An inviting, intuitive, and visual ** **exploration of differential geometry and forms**

**Encounters with Euclid: How an Ancient Greek Geometry Text Shaped the World**

*Benjamin Wardhaugh*

**A sweeping**** cultural history of one of the most influential mathematical books ever written**

**Do Not Erase: Mathematicians and Their Chalkboards**

*Jessica Wynne*

**A photographic exploration of mathematicians’ chalkboards**

**The New Era in American Mathematics, 1920–1950**

*Karen Hunger Parshall*

**A meticulously researched history on the development of American mathematics in the three decades following World War I**

**Robot Ecology: Constraint-Based Design for Long-Duration Autonomy**

*Magnus Egerstedt*

**A**** revolutionary new framework that draws on insights from ecology for the design and analysis of long-duration robots**

**The Doctrine of Triangles: A History of Modern Trigonometry**

*Glen Van Brummelen*

**An interdisciplinary history of trigonometry from the mid-sixteenth century to the early twentieth**

**A Course in Complex Analysis**

*Saeed Zakeri*

**A comprehensive graduate-level textbook that takes a fresh approach to complex analysis**

**Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security, Second Edition**

*Brian W. Kernighan*

**A brand-new edition of the popular introductory textbook that explores how computer hardware, software, and networks work**

**Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction in Stata**

*Kosuke Imai and Lori D. Bougher*

**The Stata edition of the groundbreaking textbook on data analysis and statistics for the social sciences and allied fields**

**Humanities Data Analysis: Case Studies with Python**

*Folgert Karsdorp, Mike Kestemont, and Allen Riddell*

**A practical guide to data-intensive humanities research using the Python programming language**

**Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers, Second Edition**

*Karl Johan Åström and Richard M. Murray*

**The essential introduction to the principles and applications of feedback systems—now fully revised and expanded**

**Hybrid Feedback Control**

*Ricardo G. Sanfelice*

**A comprehensive introduction to hybrid control systems and design**

**Statistical Inference via Convex Optimization**

*Anatoli Juditsky and Arkadi Nemirovski*

This authoritative book draws on the latest research to explore the interplay of high-dimensional statistics with optimization. Through an accessible analysis of fundamental problems of hypothesis testing and signal recovery, Anatoli...

**Delay-Adaptive Linear Control**

*Yang Zhu and Miroslav Krstic*

Actuator and sensor delays are among the most common dynamic phenomena in engineering practice, and when disregarded, they render controlled systems unstable. Over the past sixty years, predictor feedback has been a key tool for...

**Supersingular**

*p*-adic*L*-functions, Maass-Shimura Operators and Waldspurger Formulas: (AMS-212)*Daniel Kriz*

**A groundbreaking contribution to number theory that unifies classical and modern results**

**The Arithmetic of Polynomial Dynamical Pairs: (AMS-214)**

*Charles Favre and Thomas Gauthier*

**New mathematical research in arithmetic dynamics**

**The Einstein-Klein-Gordon Coupled System: Global Stability of the Minkowski Solution: (AMS-213)**

*Alexandru D. Ionescu and Benoît Pausader*

**A definitive proof of global nonlinear stability of Minkowski space-time as a solution of the Einstein-Klein-Gordon equations**

**Global Nonlinear Stability of Schwarzschild Spacetime under Polarized Perturbations: (AMS-210)**

*Jérémie Szeftel and Sergiu Klainerman*

**Essential mathematical insights into one of the most important and challenging open problems in general relativity—the stability of black holes**

**The Structure of Groups with a Quasiconvex Hierarchy: (AMS-209)**

*Daniel Wise*

This monograph on the applications of cube complexes constitutes a breakthrough in the fields of geometric group theory and 3-manifold topology. Many fundamental new ideas and methodologies are presented here for the first time...

**A Course on Surgery Theory: (AMS-211)**

*Stanley Chang and Shmuel Weinberger*

**An advanced treatment of surgery theory for graduate students and researchers**

**Curves for the Mathematically Curious: An Anthology of the Unpredictable, Historical, Beautiful, and Romantic**

*Julian Havil*

**Ten amazing curves personally selected by one of today's most important math writers**

**99 Variations on a Proof**

*Philip Ording*

**An exploration of mathematical style through 99 different proofs of the same theorem**

**How to Fall Slower Than Gravity: And Other Everyday (and Not So Everyday) Uses of Mathematics and Physical Reasoning**

*Paul J. Nahin*

**An engaging collection of intriguing problems that shows you how to think like a mathematical physicist**

**Hot Molecules, Cold Electrons: From the Mathematics of Heat to the Development of the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable**

*Paul J. Nahin*

**An entertaining mathematical exploration of the heat equation and its role in the triumphant development of the trans-Atlantic telegraph cable**

**When Least Is Best: How Mathematicians Discovered Many Clever Ways to Make Things as Small (or as Large) as Possible**

*Paul J. Nahin*

**A mathematical journey through the most fascinating problems of extremes and how to solve them**

**Tales of Impossibility: The 2000-Year Quest to Solve the Mathematical Problems of Antiquity**

*David S. Richeson*

**A comprehensive look at four of the most famous problems in mathematics**

**The Discrete Charm of the Machine: Why the World Became Digital**

*Ken Steiglitz*

**The genesis of the digital idea and why it transformed civilization**

**Dark Data: Why What You Don’t Know Matters**

*David J. Hand*

**A practical guide to making good decisions in a world of missing data**

**Scouting and Scoring: How We Know What We Know about Baseball**

*Christopher J. Phillips*

**An in-depth look at the intersection of judgment and statistics in baseball**

**Calculus Reordered: A History of the Big Ideas**

*David M. Bressoud*

**A look at how calculus has evolved over hundreds of years and why calculus pedagogy needs to change**

**On the Future: Prospects for Humanity**

*Martin Rees*

**A provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science from world-renowned scientist and bestselling author Martin Rees**

**The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle**

*David Edmonds*

**From the author of Wittgenstein's Poker and Would You Kill the Fat Man?, the story of an extraordinary group of philosophers during a dark chapter in Europe's history**

**The Joy of Science**

*Jim Al-Khalili*

**Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili reveals how 8 lessons from the heart of science can help you get the most out of life**

**The Illusionist Brain: The Neuroscience of Magic**

*Jordi Camí and Luis M. Martínez*

**How magicians exploit the natural functioning of our brains to astonish and amaze us**

**The Secret Syllabus: A Guide to the Unwritten Rules of College Success**

*Jay Phelan and Terry Burnham*

**The unwritten rules of success that every student must follow to thrive in college**

**Super Courses: The Future of Teaching and Learning**

*Ken Bain*

**From the bestselling author of What the Best College Teachers Do, the story of a new breed of amazingly innovative courses that inspire students and improve learning**

**The Book Proposal Book: A Guide for Scholarly Authors**

*Laura Portwood-Stacer*

**A step-by-step guide to crafting a compelling scholarly book proposal—and seeing your book through to successful publication**

**How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method**

*G. Polya*

A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, *How to Solve It* will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding...

**The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking**

*Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird*

**Simple but powerful strategies for increasing your success by improving your thinking**

**The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics**

*Edited by Nicholas J. Higham*

**The must-have compendium on applied mathematics**

**The Princeton Companion to Mathematics**

*Edited by Timothy Gowers, June Barrow-Green, and Imre Leader*

This is a one-of-a-kind reference for anyone with a serious interest in mathematics. Edited by Timothy Gowers, a recipient of the Fields Medal, it presents nearly two hundred entries, written especially for this book by some of the...

**Guesstimation 2.0: Solving Today's Problems on the Back of a Napkin**

*Lawrence Weinstein*

**Simple and effective techniques for quickly estimating virtually anything**

**A Mathematical Nature Walk**

*John A. Adam*

How heavy is that cloud? Why can you see farther in rain than in fog? Why are the droplets on that spider web spaced apart so evenly? If you have ever asked questions like these while outdoors, and wondered how you might figure out the...

**Complexities: Women in Mathematics**

*Edited by Bettye Anne Case and Anne M. Leggett*

Sophie Germain taught herself mathematics by candlelight, huddled in her bedclothes. Ada Byron Lovelace anticipated aspects of general-purpose digital computing by more than a century. Cora Ratto de Sadosky advanced messages of...

**Games for Your Mind: The History and Future of Logic Puzzles**

*Jason Rosenhouse*

**A lively and engaging look at logic puzzles and their role in mathematics, philosophy, and recreation**

**Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History**

*Lynn Gamwell*

**A cultural history of the links between mathematics and art, from antiquity to today**

**Perspective and Projective Geometry**

*Annalisa Crannell, Marc Frantz, and Fumiko Futamura*

Through a unique approach combining art and mathematics, *Perspective and Projective Geometry* introduces students to the ways that projective geometry applies to perspective art. Geometry, like mathematics as a whole, offers a useful and...

**The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love**

*Oscar Fernandez*

**How math holds the keys to improving one’s health, wealth, and love life**

**Zombies and Calculus**

*Colin Adams*

**A novel that uses calculus to help you survive a zombie apocalypse**

**Honors Calculus**

*Charles R. MacCluer*

This is the first modern calculus book to be organized axiomatically and to survey the subject's applicability to science and engineering. A challenging exposition of calculus in the European style, it is an excellent text for a...

**The Calculus of Friendship: What a Teacher and a Student Learned about Life while Corresponding about Math**

*Steven Strogatz*

*The Calculus of Friendship* is the story of an extraordinary connection between a teacher and a student, as chronicled through more than thirty years of letters between them. What makes their relationship unique is that it is based...

**The Calculus Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Excel at Calculus**

*Adrian Banner*

For many students, calculus can be the most mystifying and frustrating course they will ever take. *The Calculus Lifesaver* provides students with the essential tools they need not only to learn calculus, but to excel at it.

All of the...

**Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Theory: A Concise Introduction**

*Daniel Liberzon*

This textbook offers a concise yet rigorous introduction to calculus of variations and optimal control theory, and is a self-contained resource for graduate students in engineering, applied mathematics, and related subjects. Designed...

**Calculus Simplified**

*Oscar Fernandez*

**An accessible, streamlined, and user-friendly approach to calculus**

**Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us**

*Oscar Fernandez*

**A fun look at calculus in our everyday lives**

**The Calculus Gallery: Masterpieces from Newton to Lebesgue**

*William Dunham*More than three centuries after its creation, calculus remains a dazzling intellectual achievement and the gateway to higher mathematics. This book charts its growth and development by sampling from the work of some of its foremost...