A Mathematician's Apology by G. H. Hardy
A 1940 essay by British mathematician G. H. Hardy. It concerns the aesthetics of mathematics with some personal content, and gives the layman an insight into the mind of a working mathematician.
The 89th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 87th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
- - Great Books of the Western World (Great Books Foundation)