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From the PublisherMichael Hopkins Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Bruce Schechter pulls back the curtain on the peculiar life of the world's most prolific mathematician....We feel so connected to this obsessed gentleman that we regret never having met him.
Paul Erdõs If numbers aren't beautiful, I don't know what is.
K.C. Cole author of The Universe and the Teacup: The Mathematics of Truth and Beauty With affection, insight, and humor, Bruce Schechter invites us into the wacky world of mathematical genius Paul Erdõs — one of the strangest characters to inhabit the world of science. Schechter does an admirably agile job of interweaving real mathematics with the far side of human nature.
Russ Cardwell The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) My Brain Is Open is a lively romp through Erdõs' globe-trotting life and into the surreal, exclusive club of the world's great mathematicians.
Doug Wyatt Savannah Morning News Schechter, with insight, considerable affection, and high humor, admirably intertwines accounts of [Erdõs's] bizarre life with an appreciation of his remarkable achievements.