Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Sunday Times Bestseller !

Back from my summer hols in Provence. What a lovely surprise to learn that Thinking in Numbers is no.8 in this week's Sunday Times hardback bestseller list! Hearty thanks to everyone who has purchased a copy so far!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Scotsman Profile

Lovely profile by Claire Black in today's Scotsman: Rendez-vous at the Edinburgh Festival on Wednesday August 15th. My event begins at 3.30pm!

Olympics Article (Observer/Guardian)

The Observer (print) and Guardian (online) have published my article on the maths of the Olympic Games. You can read and comment online here:

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Times (UK) Profile: The Prime of His Life

Profile by Tom Whipple in today's The Times. "Seven years ago, for a documentary, he taught himself to understand Icelandic in a week. At about the same time he was diagnosed as having savant syndrome by the authority in autism, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen. Now it feels as though, with a few more years of application, he has somehow taught himself to understand the language of humanity - a language that long eluded him."