The Number Devil by Hans Magnus Enzensberger

 作者:卞瑜     |      日期:2019-03-15 06:17:01
By Maggie McDonald Each chapter of Hans Magnus Enzensberger’s The Number Devil (Granta, £6.99) recounts a dream encounter between a 12-year-old who hates mathematics and the number devil. Their slick tricks bring the subject alive, but you may want to keep a calculator to hand. The calculator may also come in useful when analysing the data in Women in Science (Harvard University Press, £12.95),