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Old 04-23-2005, 10:52 PM
Gurdur Gurdur is offline
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Default Re: What are you reading?

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Originally Posted by koan
Thinking of short stories. A friend gave me a tiny book called "The Dot and the Line (a romance in lower mathematics)" by Norton Juster. Takes 15 minutes to read and explains the frustration of a man in love and what he will go through to win a woman's heart...mathematically speaking of course.
Actually, there's a very good (longish) short story by Kim Stanley Robinson, which uses geometry well, in a storyline involving crime and finding love.
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