## The G. H. Hardy ReaderDonald J. Albers, Gerald L. Alexanderson, William Dunham G. H. Hardy (1877-1947) ranks among the great mathematicians of the twentieth century. He did essential research in number theory and analysis, held professorships at Cambridge and Oxford, wrote important textbooks as well as the classic A Mathematician's Apology, and famously collaborated with J. E. Littlewood and Srinivasa Ramanujan. Hardy was a colorful character with remarkable expository skills. This book is a feast of G. H. Hardy's writing. There are selections of his mathematical papers, his book reviews, his tributes to departed colleagues. Some articles are serious, whereas others display a wry sense of humor. And there are recollections by those who knew Hardy, along with biographical and mathematical pieces written explicitly for this collection. Fans of Hardy should find much here to like. And for those unfamiliar with his work, The G. H. Hardy Reader provides an introduction to this extraordinary individual. |

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### Contents

Hardys Life | 3 |

The Indian Mathematician Ramanujan | 47 |

33 | 65 |

Epilogue from The Man Who Knew Infinity | 73 |

Posters of Hardys Years at Oxford by R J Wilson | 87 |

A Glimpse of J E Littlewood | 101 |

A Letter from Freeman Dyson to C P Snow 22 | 109 |

Miss Gertrude Hardy | 115 |

The Case against the Mathematical Tripos | 249 |

The Mathematician on Cricket by C P Snow | 267 |

A Mathematical Theorem about Golf | 285 |

excerpts with S Ramanujan | 295 |

A New Solution of Warings Problem excerpts with | 301 |

The Integral | 311 |

Edmund Landau with H Heilbronn | 343 |

Math Gazette 4 1907 pp 307309 | 351 |

Writings by and about G H Hardy | 121 |

Selections from What Others Have Said about Hardy | 137 |

An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers | 165 |

Prime Numbers | 199 |

The Riemann ZetaFunction and Lattice Point | 219 |

What Is Geometry? | 235 |

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