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**TL;DR Summary:**Looking for books similar to "The Wonder Book of Geometry" by David Acheson

I loved David Acheson's "The Wonder Book of Geometry". Can you recommend other books like that?

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In summary, there are several books similar to "The Wonder Book of Geometry" by David Acheson that are recommended for math enthusiasts and those interested in learning more about math. These include "Math 1001" by Elwes, "Mathematics from the Birth of Numbers" by Gullman, "The Mathematics Bible" by Beveridge, "The Princeton Companion to Mathematics" and "The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics." Additionally, older books by Lancelot Hogben, such as "Mathematics for the Million," also cover a wide range of math topics.

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I loved David Acheson's "The Wonder Book of Geometry". Can you recommend other books like that?

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https://www.amazon.com/dp/019884638X/?tag=pfamazon01-20

It looks to be a popular math book for math amateurs and the public at large so based on that here are a few other books to check out:

- Math 1001 by Elwes: a kind of catalog of math discoveries and open problems by math field. It was here that I learned about hailstone numbers and the Collatz conjecture among other interesting open problems.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/019884638X/?tag=pfamazon01-20

- Mathematics from the Birth of Numbers by Gullman: many pictures and stories tracing math from earliest history to the present educating the student from middle school upto first/second year college. It covers from basic number systems upto Calculus, Differential Eqns, Linear Algebra and Statistics.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/039304002X/?tag=pfamazon01-20

- The Mathematics Bible by Beveridge: another catalog of math topics but more colorful. My favorite travel book.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1770857931/?tag=pfamazon01-20

Lastly, for the more serious math student:

- The Princeton Companion to Mathematics: a deeper catalog of math with many subject authors contributing to the book. Its heavy with more reading and a few diagrams and pictures.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0691118809/?tag=pfamazon01-20

and its sister book on Applied Math

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0691150397/?tag=pfamazon01-20

The Princeton books are heavy reading and the book is physically heavy too.

Lastly, I mention a few others:

- ALl the Math You Missed for Grad School

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1009009192/?tag=pfamazon01-20

- Hogben's books are very old but I think he was the first to write extensively on Mathematics thru the ages:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1009009192/?tag=pfamazon01-20

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Which Hogben book did you mean? The link is the same as the previous link you mentioned (All the Math You Missed).jedishrfu said:- Hogben's books are very old but I think he was the first to write extensively on Mathematics thru the ages:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1009009192/?tag=pfamazon01-20

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Lancelot Hogben,murshid_islam said:Which Hogben book did you mean? The link is the same as the previous link you mentioned (All the Math You Missed).

The genre of "The Wonder Book of Geometry" by David Acheson is mathematics and geometry.

Yes, there are many other books on geometry that explore similar topics and concepts, such as "Euclid's Elements" by Euclid and "Geometry: A Comprehensive Course" by Dan Pedoe.

Yes, "The Wonder Book of Geometry" is suitable for beginners as it presents concepts in a clear and accessible manner. It also includes helpful illustrations and examples to aid understanding.

Yes, "The Wonder Book of Geometry" includes real-world applications of geometry, such as architecture, art, and engineering. It also discusses the historical significance of geometry and its impact on various fields.

"The Wonder Book of Geometry" is a standalone book and does not belong to a series. However, the author, David Acheson, has written other books on mathematics and geometry, such as "1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics" and "The Calculus Story: A Mathematical Adventure".

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