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Through the Looking-Glass

Date
Aug 10 2014
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South West College, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh,
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Through the Looking-Glass

Location: South West College
Date: Sun 10. august
Time: 4.30pm
Price: £10 / £8

From the famous sucking stones scene in Molloy to the late work Quad, a fascination with numbers and mathematics are regular presences in Beckett’s work. Bestselling author Alex Bellos in his new book Alex Through The Looking Glass, takes us on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthusiasm. Alex demonstrates how numbers have come to be our friends, how fascinating and extremely accessible they are, and how they have changed our world.

Alex Bellos is the bestselling author of Alex’s Adventures in Numberland, which was shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize. He is The Guardian’s maths-blogger, and has worked for the paper in London and Rio de Janeiro as its unusually numerate foreign correspondent. He lives in London and is a curator-in-residence at the Science Museum.