RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 764889 LA English T1 Fantasia mathematica : being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics A1 Fadiman, Clifton,, PB Simon and Schuster PP New York, NY YR 1958 AB Book Description: Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others. Humorous, mysterious, and always entertaining, this collection is sure to bring a smile to the faces of mathematicians and non-mathematicians alike.