The man who knew infinity: a life of the genius, Ramanujan

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C. Scribner's, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 438 pages
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A biography of one of the most innovative mathematicians of all time traces the rise of Srinivasa Ramanujan from his days as a clerk to his collaboration with one of England's greatest mathematicians

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Well researched and well written. - Goodreads
Extremely well researched, very well written. - Goodreads
The author's writing was brilliant. - Goodreads
Excellent read & a well researched book. - Flipkart
Kanigel is a good writer and usually keeps me engaged. - Goodreads
The author clearly researched his subject thoroughly. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sushant - Goodreads

The book is indeed a fascinating read for anyone interested in the life of S Ramanujan FRS The author has presented extensive details of Ramanujan's early life, education (or lack thereof) and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Krutik Arekar - Flipkart

Absolutely a very good book. The only complain is about the product, Little, Brown books seem to be very poorly made for India- I ended up pasting 2 halves of the book. Get the Random House paper back instead. Fascinating content though. Read full review

Contents

OneIN THE TEMPLES COOLNESS1887 to 1903
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Sarangapani Sannidhi Street
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A Brahmin Boyhood
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Robert Kanigel is Professor of Science Writing and Director of the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT and the author of "Apprentice to Genius" and "The Man Who Knew Infinity". His articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in "The New York Times Magazine", "The New York Times Book Review", "Wilson Quarterly", and "Psychology Today".

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