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*** BOOK: How to Bake π–An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics AUTHOR: Eugenia Cheng YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2015 REVIEW: *** How to Bake π is simply terrific–one of those unclassifiable books that’s incredibly smart and incredibly appealing.  It’s about math, and why it’s more than just numbers, why it’s more weird and wonderful … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves- How to Bake π – An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

*** We thought it might be interesting to see what Jonathan Todres has been up to since we last discussed his book Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law, co-authored with Sarah Higinbotham.  He was kind enough to answer a few questions over email.  Here’s what he had to say. *** Jonathan … Continue reading Preventing Child Trafficking – Catching up with Law Professor Jonathan Todres

*** NOVEL: Momo AUTHOR: Michael Ende YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1973 REVIEW: *** Back in 2018, I asked the musician Steve Sandberg for some book recommendations, and he mentioned a book for children called Momo, which I wasn’t familiar with.  (He also recommended Lizard Music, which is excellent–I’d just about forgotten about its existence, and was happy … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Momo