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Martin Gardener (October 21, 1914 – May 25, 2010)

Posted in fantasy,nonfiction by Ellen Bard on June 2, 2010

Here is a partial list of Martin Gardener titles here at CALS:

When you were a tadpole and I was a fish : and other speculations about this and that / Martin Gardner

The colossal book of short puzzles and problems / Martin Gardner ; edited by Dana Richards

Are universes thicker than blackberries? : discourses on Gödel, magic hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and other mathematical and pseudoscientific topics /

Did Adam and Eve have navels? : discourses on reflexology, numerology, urine therapy, and other dubious subjects / Martin Gardner

Urantia : the great cult mystery / Martin Gardner

Classic brainteasers / Martin Gardner ; illustrated by Jeff Sinclair

The new age : notes of a fringe watcher / Martin Gardner

Mathematical circus : more games, puzzles, paradoxes, & other mathematical entertainments from Scientific American : with thoughts from readers, afterthoughts from the author, and 105 drawings & diagrams / Martin Gardner

Mathematical magic show : more puzzles, games, diversions, illusions & other mathematical sleight-of-mind from Scientific American … / Martin Gardner

The snark puzzle book / with original illustrations from “The hunting of the snark,” by Henry Holiday; illustrations for “Jabberwocky,” by John Tenniel

Codes, ciphers, and secret writing / Martin Gardner

The annotated Snark / the full text of Lewis Carroll’s great nonsense epic, The hunting of the snark and the original illustrations by Henry Holiday ; with an introduction and notes by Martin Gardner

The annotated Alice : Alice’s adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass / by Lewis Carroll [pseud.] ; illustrated by John Tenniel ; with an introduction and notes by Martin Gardner

Fads and fallacies in the name of science

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