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“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
— Albert Einstein

Today is the birthday of everyone’s favourite wild-haired genius Albert Einstein as well as Pi Day — the annual celebration of the mathematical constant π, the first three digits of which are 3, 1, and 4.

To celebrate these two occasions, we’re not only planning to eat some pie (check out the delicious recipe for Killer Pecan Pie in Clueless in the Kitchen for inspiration) but also on brushing up on our math knowledge with great books on the subject.

Whether you’re a hardcore math enthusiast or you’re just interested in how mathematical theories apply to everyday life, we have a book for you. Check out our reading recommendations, and then take our quiz to see how much you know about the history of math.

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