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Hidden figures

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. his...

Do not say we have nothing —Thien, Madeleine, 1974- author.

"An extraordinary novel set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989--the breakout book we've been waiting for from a bestselling, Amazon.ca First Novel Award winner. Madeleine Thien's new ...

Prodigies —Armstrong, Bob, 1960- author.
Large Print
2022
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"In the mid-1870s, Daniel, a street urchin in New York's dangerous Five Points district, attracts the attention of a criminal gang with his astounding hand-eye coordination. Elsewhere, Lincoln, a Tennessee-born child of ...

Fall of man in Wilmslow —Lagercrantz, David, author.

"From the author of the #1 bestseller The Girl in the Spider's Web, an electrifying thriller that begins with Alan Turing's suicide and then opens out to take in a young detective's awakening to painful secrets about his...

Prelude to Foundation —Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.

When young Hari Seldon arrives on Trantor, he is unaware of the perilous politics that are brewing. After he presents his paper on psychohistory, he becomes the most wanted man in the Empire.

The kiss quotient —Hoang, Helen, author.

"A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She c...

A perfect equation —Everett, Elizabeth, author.

"How do you solve the Perfect Equation? Add one sharp-tongued mathematician to an aloof, handsome nobleman. Divide by conflicting loyalties and multiply by a daring group of women hell-bent on conducting their scientific...

The housekeeper and the professor —Ogawa, Yōko, 1962-

He is a brilliant math professor, with a peculiar problem--since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only 80 minutes of short-term memory. She is an astute young housekeeper with a 10-year-old son who is hired to ...

Wake —Sawyer, Robert J.

Caitlin Decter is a typical teen - smart, pretty, and wired...but she's also blind. She undergoes an experimental procedure to regain her sight and the results are unexpected. She "sees" but not just the way we do - for ...

A Christmas visitor —Perry, Anne.

When questions about a mysterious death at the Dreghorn family Christmas reunion turn to whispers of murder, Henry Rathbone, mathematician, inventor and godfather of the victim's distraught wife is summoned to find the k...

Lean your loneliness slowly against mine : a novel —Hveberg, Klara, author.

"Rakel has a rare talent for math, but she has never mastered the art of making friends. At nineteen, she moves to Oslo to attend university, and meets Jakob, a brilliant, older teacher. He is also working on a novel abo...

Zero sum game —Huang, S. L., author.

Cas Russell is good at math. Scary good. The vector calculus blazing through her head lets her smash through armed men twice her size and dodge every bullet in a gunfight, and she'll take any job for the right price. As ...

Enchantress of numbers a novel of Ada Lovelace —Chiaverini, Jennifer, author.
Large Print
2018
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"The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and...

The last theorem —Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008.

When Ranjit Subramanian, a Sri Lankan with a special gift for mathematics, writes a three-page proof of Pierre de Fermat's last theorem, his achievement is hailed as a work of genius, bringing him fame and fortune. But i...

Seven wonders : a novel —Mezrich, Ben, 1969- author.

After his reclusive, math-genius brother is murdered, Jack's search for the killer sends him to the Seven Wonders of the World, where he stumbles upon an ancient mystery.

Null set —Huang, S. L., author.

Math-genius mercenary Cas Russell has decided to Fight Crime(tm). After all, with her extraordinary mathematical ability, she can neuter bombs or out-shoot an army. And the recent outbreak of violence in the world's citi...

Do not say we have nothing —Thien, Madeleine, 1974- author.
Book On CD
2016
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"An extraordinary novel set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989--the breakout book we've been waiting for from a bestselling, Amazon.ca First Novel Award winner. Madeleine Thien's new ...

My imaginary Mary —Hand, Cynthia, 1978- author.

"Mary may have inherited the brilliant mind of her late mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, but she lives a drab life above her father's bookstore, waiting for an extraordinary idea that'll inspire a work worthy of her parentag...

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