Robert Kanigel is the author of six other books, including The Man Who Knew Infinity. After 13 years as professor of science writing at MIT, he has returned to full-time writing in Baltimore.
An exquisite portrait...the rarest of literary achievements...Ramanujan's tale is the stuff of fable - LOS ANGELES TIMESan exciting and thoughtful book... should catch the imagination of any reader- even the reader with little mathematical background. - INDEPENDENTThis is a fine example of a work of popularising mathematics, and deserves a wide readership. - NEW SCIENTISTEnthralling... one of the best scientific biographies I've ever seen. - John Gribbin