Notable Mathematical Fiction Books (and Other Recommendations)

Like I was saying a couple weeks ago, mathematical fiction is both weird and, in some cases, unexplored. But that doesn’t mean that the genre hasn’t been tapped into. Some books may have mathematical influences that aren’t at the forefront, but they could still be called mathematical fiction. Others on this list are mathematical booksContinue reading “Notable Mathematical Fiction Books (and Other Recommendations)”

Mathematical Fiction: A Definition

The standard definition of mathematical fiction is fiction where mathematics plays an important role, but I think it goes beyond that. There’s more to the genre than fenagling formulas into the plot like there’s more to science fiction than just adding technology or time travel. But what is it then? That’s what I’ve been tryingContinue reading “Mathematical Fiction: A Definition”

Why Mathematics Belongs in Fiction (The Intro)

When Science Meets Beauty I’m considering this a manifesto of sorts. For a little while now, I’ve been trying to figure out how I could discuss a topic like mathematics on a writing blog without coming out of left field and potentially scaring everyone away. So here I am coming out of left field andContinue reading “Why Mathematics Belongs in Fiction (The Intro)”