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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Kanigel is a good writer and usually keeps me engaged. - Goodreads

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This is a very well researched and wonderfully written biography of two great mathematecians S.Ramanujan and GHHardy. The author goes into a lot of details about ramanujan's early life and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ranadheer Pasula - Flipkart

The book, is written with a perfect blend of maths and life of Ramanujan, albiet i might not be a person to confirm all facts presented in the book, but it gives an overall account of the life a truly intellectual person.... Read full review

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A Brahmin Boyhood
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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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