My Favorite Books


[1] Ball, W. W. R. and Coxeter, H. S. M. Mathematical Recreations and Essays, 13th ed. New York: Dover, p. 59, 1987.

[2] Beck, Anatole; Bleicher, Michael N.; and Crowe, Donald W. Excursions into Mathematics, the Millennium Edition. Natick, MA: AK Peters, 2000. 499 p.

[3] Beiler, Albert H. Recreations in the Theory of Numbers. New York: Dover, 1966.

[4] Bressoud, D. Factorization and Primality Testing. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989.

[5] Carroll, Lewis. Pillow Problems and A Tangles Tale. New York: Dover, 1958.

[6] Cohen, Henri. Advanced Topics in Computational Number Theory. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000. 578 p.

[7] Cohen, Henri. A Course in Computational Algebraic Number Theory, 3rd. corr. ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1996. 534 p.

[8] Conway, J. H. and Guy, R. K. The Book of Numbers. New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 33-38, 1996.

[9] Crandall, Richard and Pomerance, Carl. Prime Numbers. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001. 352 p.

[10] Davenport, Harold. The Higher Arithmetic: An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, 6th ed. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992. 217 p.

[11] Bressoud, David M. and Wagon, Stan. A Course in Computational Number Theory. London: Springer-Verlag, 2000. 350 p.

[12] Devlin, Keith. All the Math that's Fit to Print: Articles from the Manchester Guardian. Washington, DC: Math. Assoc. Amer., 1994. 345 p.

[13] Dickson, Leonard E. History of the Theory of Numbers, 3 vols. New York: Chelsea, 1992.

[14] Dudeney, H. E. Amusements in Mathematics. New York: Dover, pp. 67 and 167, 1970.

[15] Gardner, Martin. The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1985. 326 p.

[16] Gardner, Martin. The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems. New York: W.W. Norton, 2001. 704 p.

[17] Gardner, Martin. Mathematical Carnival: A New Round-Up of Tantalizers and Puzzles from Scientific American. New York: Vintage Books, 1977. 274 p.

[18] Gardner, Martin. Mathematical Circus: More Puzzles, Games, Paradoxes and Other Mathematical Entertainments from Scientific American. New York: Knopf, 1979. 272p.

[19] Gardner, Martin. Mathematical Magic Show: More Puzzles, Games, Diversions, Illusions and Other Mathematical Sleight-Of-Mind from Scientific American. New York: Vintage, 1978. 302 p.

[20] Gardner, Martin. Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery. New York: Dover, 1956. 176 p.

[21] Gardner, Martin. New Mathematical Diversions: More Puzzles, Problems, Games, and Other Mathematical Diversions. Washington, DC: Math. Assoc. Amer., 1995.

[22] Gauss, C.F. Disquisitiones Arithmeticae. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1986. 472 p.

[23] Giblin, P.J. Primes and Programming: Computers and Number Theory. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994. 245 p.

[24] Guy, R. K. Unsolved Problems in Number Theory, 2nd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1994.

[25] Hardy, Godfrey Harold and Wright, Edward Maitland. An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, 5th ed. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1979.

[26] Hardy, Godfrey Harold. Ramanujan:Twelve Lectures on Subjects Suggested by his Life and Work, 3rd ed. New York: Chelsea, 1999. 254 p.

[27] Herkommer, Mark A. Number Theory: A Programmer's Guide. New York: McGraw-Hill,1999.425p.

[28] Hoffman, Paul. Archimedes'Revenge: The Joys and Perils of Mathematics. New York: W.W. Norton,1988. 285 p.

[29] Hunter, James Alston Hope and Madachy, Joseph S. Mathematical Diversions. New York: Dover, 1975. 178 p.

[30] Klarner, David A. (Ed). Mathematical Recreations: A Collection in Honor of Martin Gardner. New York: Dover,1998. 382 p.

[31] Koblitz, Neal. A Course in Number Theory and Cryptography. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1994.

[32 Kraitchik, Maurice. Mathematical Recreations. New York: Norton, 1942.

[33] Le Lionnais, F. Les nombres remarquables. Paris: Hermann, 1983.

[34] Madachy, Joseph S. Madachy's Mathematical Recreations. New York: Dover, 1979.

[35] Mitrinovic, D. S. and Sandor, J. Handbook of Number Theory. Kluwer, 1995.

[36] Mollin, Richard A. Fundamental Number Theory with Applications. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1998. 464 p.

[37] Mott-Smith, Geoffrey. Mathematical Puzzles for Beginners and Enthusiasts, 2nd rev. ed. New York: Dover,1954. 248 p.

[38] Narkiewicz, W. The Development of Prime Number Theory: From Euclid to Hardy and Littlewood. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000. 448 p.

[39]Niven, Ivan Morton; Zuckerman, Herbert S.; and Montgomery, Hugh L. An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, 5th ed. New York: Wiley, 1991. 529 p.

[40] O'Beirne, T. H. Puzzles and Paradoxes: Fascinating Excursions in Recreational Mathematics. New York: Dover, 1984. 238 p.

[41] Ogilvy, C. Stanley. Excursions in Mathematics. New York: Dover, 1994. 162 p.

[42] Pickover, Clifford A. Wonders of Numbers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

[43] Ore, Øystein. Number Theory and its History. New York: Dover, 1988. 370 p.

[44] Pickover, C.A. Keys to Infinity. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1995.

[45] Rademacher, Hans and Toeplitz, Otto. The Enjoyment of Mathematics: Selections from Mathematics for the Amateur. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1957. 204 p.

[46] Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa I. and Raghavan, S. The Lost Notebook and Other Unpublished Papers. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1988. 419 p.

[47] Ribenboim, Paulo. My Numbers, My Friends: Popular Lectures on Number Theory. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000. 375 p.

[48] Ribenboim, Paulo. The Little Book of Big Primes. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1991. 237p.

[49] Ribenboim, Paulo. The New Book of Prime Number Records, 3rd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag,1996. 541 p.

[50] Riesel, Hans. Prime Numbers and Computer Methods for Factorization, 2nd ed. Boston, MA:Birkhäuser, 1994. 464 p.

[51] Rosen, Kenneth H. Elementary Number Theory and its Applications, 3rd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley,1993. 496 p.

[52] Schroeder, Manfred Robert. Number Theory in Science and Communication: With Applications in Cryptography, Physics, Digital Information, Computing, and Self-Similarity, 3rd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1997.

[53] Schuh, Fred. Master Book of Mathematical Recreations. New York: Dover, 1969.

[54] Shanks, Daniel. Solved and Unsolved Problems in Number Theory, 4th ed. New York: Chelsea, 1993.305 p.

[55] Sierpinski, Waclaw and Schinzel, Andrzej. Elementary Theory of Numbers, 2nd ed. Amsterdam, Netherlands: North-Holland,1988. 513 p.

[56] Sloane, N. J. A. and Plouffe, S. The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1995.

[57]Steinhaus, Hugo. Mathematical Snapshots, 3rd ed. New York: Dover, 1999.

[58] Sticker, Henry. How to Calculate Quickly: Full Speed Arithmetic. New York: Dover, 1955. 185p.

[59] Vardi, Ilan. Computational Recreations in Mathematica. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley, 1991. 304 p.

[60] Wells, David. The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1997.

[61] Wells, David. The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry. London: Penguin Books, 1991.

[62] Williams, Hugh C. Edouard Lucas and Primality Testing. New York: Wiley, 1998. 525 p.

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