# 'Letters to a Young Mathematician' by Ian Stewart

1. Aug 31, 2006

### Dragonfall

I just finished reading it, and I liked it, but I wonder how much of his description of a day of a research mathematician is true?

2. Aug 31, 2006

### trinitron

You're thinking of James Stewart lunar.

3. Aug 31, 2006

### Dragonfall

Ian Stewart $$\neq$$ James Stuwart

4. Sep 12, 2006

### J77

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5. Oct 10, 2006

### mathwonk

sounds like his comments would fit well in the who wants to be one forum. maybe you could ask some specific questions about a day of research there?