Synopsis: Math isn’t hard. Love is.
Currently in its eighteenth printing in Japan, this best-selling novel is available in English at last. Combining mathematical rigor with light romance, Math Girls is a unique introduction to advanced mathematics, delivered through the eyes of three students as they learn to deal with problems seldom found in textbooks. Math Girls has something for everyone, from advanced high school students to math majors and educators.
Published: November 2011 | ISBN-13: 978-0983951308
Book Series’ Homepage: http://bentobooks.com/mathgirls
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Mathematical Association of America Book Review
American Mathematical Society Book Review [pdf]
Math Mama Writes… Book Review
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Sounds odd. But good.
Very true. But I think it’s the kind of thing that would work in Japan, but probably wouldn’t have worked in Western countries if it had been first published there.