The Man Who Loved Only Numbers

The Man Who Loved Only Numbers

The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth

By Paul Hoffman

Hachette Books, Paperback, 9780786884063, 352pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 1999

Description

Based on a National Magazine Award-winning article, this masterful biography of Hungarian-born Paul Erdos is both a vivid portrait of an eccentric genius and a layman's guide to some of this century's most startling mathematical discoveries.