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The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

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  • Posted October 18, 2011

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    very informative

    probably the single best bio on the genius Ramanujan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2004

    Marvellous

    I have read a quiet of number of books on the history of the mathematics and mathematician. Some of them are painful to the extent that you will struggle to follow the math. But this is the best. The author has married math and history beautifully that it should not be difficult for a non-math guy to follow the story. It is a must read for all people regardless of whether you want to learn math or not.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2002

    A most evocative and superb book

    This is one of the best modern books I have read. This is not a biography. It is a beautiful portrait, a piece of superb writing, an introduction to genius, and a marvellous description of the contrast between two vastly different cultures. It is one of those excellent books where both the subject and the writing are extremely appealing. Whether you have any interest in Mathematics or not, you may find the book to be highly captivating.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2000

    Ramanujan and the British Education System

    A great read! I truly could not put this one down. The rich details surrounding Ramanujan's life are presented as more than a backdrop, but as a subject all of it's own -- Cambridge, Trinity College, G.H. Hardy, and the British influence upon the Indian education system. The author's inclusive style provides much breadth, leading the reader wonderfully through educational arenas rich with history.

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    Posted December 22, 2012

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