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Abdurrahman Yamin rated it it was ok Apr 24, Inat Southern Methodist Universityshe gave the 23rd root of a digit number in 50 seconds. User Review – Flag as inappropriate http: I have not given up hope, though.

It is overall a good book, but i had expected more because it is written by shakuntala devi. The basic narrative center of the book is interesting and thought provoking.

The Book Of Numbers by Shakuntala Devi

Please try again later. I’m guessing that the writer fell in love with this idea which is the backstory of our time and the novel, and did not take the advice that his editor probably gave him.

Shaurya Bhattacharya rated it liked it Nov 16, User Review – Flag as inappropriate Thank you google for such a good book on numbers. I want purchase this from Durgapur Market. Books by Shakuntala Devi. We can’t shaukntala without numbers.

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Perhaps Cohen means to “problematize” the whole notion of the author by way of its most post-modern manifestation in “the death of the author”. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Open Preview See a Problem?


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book was really useful for those who lack logical thinking and it improves drvi thinking. I think Cohen’s editor should have exercised a bit more control and forced him to make this book two-thirds of its current length.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Best novel to date about the Internet. Anshul rated it it was amazing Dec 20, By entering the fray she wants to “deglamourise” politics.

Vishishtha rated it liked it Nov 17, Squares and Square Roots. Transitions from one narrator to another were never identified. This book contains all we always wanted to know about numbers but was difficult to understand, and which was nowhere available. India’s ‘human computer’ Shakuntala Devi”.

Examples of the problems presented to Devi included calculating the cube root of 61, and the seventh root of , Avik rated it liked it Nov 04, No eBook available Orient Paperbacks Amazon.

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Once I got used to the somewhat chaotic, but brilliant and clever prose style, I really loved this book. Cohen refers to Franco Moretti’s work with graphing literature as the future of criticism. I only finished it because it was a book club selection. Devi, I am afraid, deci does not add up. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

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Then it just seemed to go on and on and on and on. There is a range and richness to numbers. Gandhi had fooled me the way she had so many people. Account Options Sign in. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Good Devu. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In Figuring she shares her secrets with you. Incidentally, she is known to have approached the Congress I for a ticket because, as she herself admits, she “had the impression that Mrs Gandhi alone would fight for democracy in the country”.

She wrote the book, The World of Homosexualswhich is considered the first study of homosexuality in India. The Times of India.

Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Madifing Kaba rated it it was amazing Jun 07, There are good sections but mostly it is just tediously clever and unfulfilling. Selected pages Title Page. To ask other readers questions about The Book Of Numbersplease sign up.

Boik were long stretches that I found almost unintelligible. The author has an amazing vocabulary and breadth of knowledge.

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