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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell
The Speed of Dark
Elizabeth Moon
Battle Royale
Koushun Takami, Yuji Oniki
Marianne Dreams
Catherine Storr
Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness
Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey through Everyday Life - Marcus du Sautoy Similar to another recent book ([b:Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers|12413727|Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers|John MacCormick|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1356090041s/12413727.jpg|17395460]), this book focuses on the four of the six unsolved mathematical Millennium Prize Problems, with one chapter per. Variations and discussions of the math and importance of these problems is very accessible to the average reader. The illustrations help illustrate the concepts and shapes discussed. A fifth chapter describes the Poincaré conjecture, only mentioning Grigori Perelman's proof at the end without seriously delving into it.