An interview with John Derbyshire

John Derbyshire is an interesting fellow. Most bloggers know him as a political commentator for National Review. The literary minded know him as the author of a critically acclaimed novel (Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream). His most recent book – Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics – goes in a different direction: advanced math. Here is a teaser from the dust jacket: Alternating passages of extraordinarily lucid mathematical...

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