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Hello, World! I am Katherine (Kate) Thompson, and I’m a new co-editor for this blog. In a few weeks, I will be starting a tenure-track position at the United States Naval Academy. My basic bio and CV-esque stats can be … Continue reading
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New Installment of Math Book Club. Also, Talking Math Life at BIRS with Richard Guy
GA Math Book Club Continues My spring and summer reading has been dominated by Swedish noir and giant historical novels, most recently the incredible A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel. The French Revolution—Aaaaaaaaaaah! So brutal! However, I needed … Continue reading
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Join My GA Math Book Club
Reading is a vice for me—I can lose hours, nights of sleep, whole weekends in novels. Often I read non-fiction to keep from getting so sucked in, and mostly that means general audience (GA) math. Everyone who has read many … Continue reading