90% of Mathematicians have read 10% of these Math books! How many of these Math books have you read?

Math Books

I am looking for magical individuals to read and review the Mathematics books below, if you are interested please tweet us @magicalmaths or email me at info@magicalmaths.org

This is not a comprehensive guide but just a list of Mathematics books from a range of  reading lists that will help develop subject knowledge and pedagogy. It would be great to hear from authors and publishers as you could link direct to your own reviews and sites.

Comments are FREE, please leave on below. Which one is your favourite? Let me know if you would like to add any books that you have read to the list.

Categorised as: Books | Mathematics | Product Review


  1. Fiona Jostsons says:

    I love your list of books here and there are a few I’m definitely going to buy as a result of your list!
    I hope you don’t mind if I leave some books aimed at kids but are great starters!
    Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland by Cindy Neuschwander
    Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander
    Sir Cumference and the Viking’s Map by Cindy Neuschwander
    Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter by Cindy Neuschwander
    Sir Cumference and the First Round Table by Cindy Neuschwander
    What’s your Angle, Pythagoras by Julie Ellis

    I love reading these to my Year 8 kids!

  2. Karen says:

    Thank you for this. One suggestion on behalf of librarians everywhere – it is possible to order them by reading level?

  3. Blanca Parra says:

    Thanks for your list!
    I have read some of these books, and surely I’m going to buy some others.
    I would add:
    Numbers. The Language of Science. By Tobias Dantzing. A Plume Book
    The Factalist. Memoir of a Scientific Maverick. By Benoit B. Mandelbrot. Pantheon Books
    The Theory of Numbers and Quantum Mechanics. By Hermann Weyl. Dover

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