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When I wrote this review, I was unaware of this interview by the author http: There are good sections but mostly it is just tediously clever and unfulfilling. shakuhtala

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The Joy of Numbers’, that is still in print. Madifing Kaba rated it it was amazing Jun 07, DBook rated it liked it Dec 18, See the Works section below. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

There are too many stretches that become tedious despite the crackling style booo the interesting premise and plot. Sep 05, Ritesh Mishra added it. Read more Read less. Any insight shakuntapa the current state of technology in our everyday lives was covered better there. The novel’s first part is the best and funniest contemporary reading I’ve had in a long time.

Sanju rated it liked it Sep 12, The Times of India. Johns rated it really liked it May 20, But we carry in us a certain fear of numbers and are never confident about using them. The study of literature is becoming, or has already become, the study of data. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.


Subham rated it it was amazing Apr 29, One person found this helpful. Cohen has tons of smart and interesting ideas in his head.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Refresh and try again. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In addition to her work as a mental calculator, Devi was an astrologer and an author of several books, including cookbooks and novels.

Other editions – View all Figuring: I read this book because of the numerous comparisons that reviews gave to a David Foster Wallace novel. In AprilShakuntala Devi was admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru with respiratory problems. A real rough ride, fascinating but overstuffed and self-indulgent. Vishishtha rated it liked it Nov 17, Pioneers and Landmarks ” “. The book, considered “pioneering”, [14] features interviews with two young Indian homosexual men, a male couple in Canada seeking legal marriage, a temple priest who explains his views on homosexuality, and a review of the existing literature on homosexuality.

There were long stretches that I found almost unintelligible. Once I got used to the somewhat chaotic, but brilliant and clever prose style, I really loved this book.

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Views Read Edit View history. Adibpasha rated it liked it May 23, No trivia or quizzes yet. Write a customer review. Pramod Cv rated it liked it Sep 18, Sanjay Gautam rated it it was ok Dec 22, This book was really useful for those who lack logical thinking and it improves logical thinking. The word play can be creative and clever, but I often found it forced, like the author was merely showing off. As a writer, Shakuntala Devi wrote a number of books, including novels as well as texts about mathematics, puzzles, and astrology.


The author takes delight in working out huge problems mentally, and sometimes even faster than computers. Vikas Singh rated it liked it Mar 25, nubers The World of Homosexuals.

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I have not given up hope, though. Account Options Sign in. Product details Paperback Publisher: Aug 21, Tomi Pakei rated it did not like it Shelves: Within the confines of the blurry, unreal, but nonetheless significant Maginot line that bounds the categories of contemporary American Literature, I predict that The Book of Numbers will occupy a hallowed place: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Characters, prose och story mix seamlessly into what promises to be a great read.

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