Euler’s Gem is the #2 best-selling mathematics book for libraries

It was a nice surprise to read this blog post at the Princeton University Press blog. Apparently my book (Euler’s Gem) is currently the number 2 best-selling mathematics book for libraries (according to the Library Journal). Cool! It was second to The Princeton Companion to Mathematics, which was edited by Fields Medal winner Tim Gowers. (By…

Students as Facebook friends?

I’ve been on Facebook for approximately six months. I resisted for a long time, but caved in eventually. While there are many things I dislike about Facebook, it can be an interesting trip down memory lane (As Lev Grossman wrote in Why Facebook Is for Old Fogies, “son, we’ve lost track of more people than you’ve…

Facebook page for Euler’s Gem

I decided to create a Facebook page for my book, Euler’s Gem. We’ll see how it goes. I’m not convinced that people actually visit these pages more than once, but we’ll see. I’ll post reviews as they come in.