Colouring book to bring “insight and illumination” into maths

Canongate has acquired a mathematical colouring book. Katy Follain, publishing director of non-fiction, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Snowflake, Seashell, Star by Alex Bellos from Rebecca Carter at Janklow & Nesbit. Bellos has “created a unique and inspiring colouring book using patterns such as loops, waves and spirals to bring insight and illumination into mathematics through the meditative experience of colouring in”. The illustrations are a collaboration between Bellos and his friend, the mathematical artist Edmund Harriss. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

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Apple's New Math. Or: Why a $15 E-Book Equals a $75 Paper Book.

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ABC's 'Abbott Elementary' and Scholastic bringing free book fairs to two L.A. schools

ABC, home of freshman comedy 'Abbott Elementary,' has partnered with Scholastic to host free book fairs at seven Title 1 schools between March 14-18. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hitting the Books: The decades-long fight to bring live television to deaf audiences

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