On this page you will find recommended readings for Math Majors. The books were selected by faculty and graduate students in the Department of Mathematics and by tutors and staff of the Math Support Center. Use the ‘filter by’ option to narrow down the selection of books to just the topic you want to explore.

Please contact the Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics Librarian, Henrik Spoon, with corrections and title suggestions.

**A concrete introduction to higher algebra** (12656388)

Pub year: 2009

Format: Online

**A Course in Arithmetic** (12622912)

Pub year: 1973

Format: Online

**A First Course in Abstract Algebra** (4519622)

Pub year: 2003

Format: Print

**A friendly introduction to number theory** (3157707)

Pub year: 1997

Format: Print

**A most elegant equation: Euler's formula and the beauty of mathematics** (13078446)

Pub year: 2017

Format: Print

**A singular mathematical promenade** (13084503)

Pub year: 2017

Format: Print

**Adventures of a mathematician** (13078295)

Pub year: 1991

Format: Online

**African American firsts in science and technology** (3484608)

Pub year: 1999

Format: Print

**Algebraic curves: an introduction to algebraic geometry** (1601414)

Pub year: 1989

Format: Print

**Algebraic theory of numbers** (11389345)

Pub year: 2008

Format: Online

**Amusements in Mathematics** (12129344)

Pub year: 2005

Format: Online

**An equation for every occasion: fifty-two formulas and why they matter** (13084510)

Pub year: 2014

Format: Online

**An illustrated theory of numbers** (10061074)

Pub year: 2017

Format: Print

**An Imaginary Tale: The Story of i** (9830275)

Pub year: 2010

Format: Online

**An introduction to the theory of numbers** (6378112)

Pub year: 2008

Format: Print

**Analysis by Its History** (12001424)

Pub year: 2008

Format: Online

Pub year: 2016

Format: Online

Pub year: 2016

Format: Online

**Archimedes' revenge: the joys and perils of mathematics** (1536031)

Pub year: 1988

Format: Print

Pub year: 2017

Format: Print

**Arithmetical excursions: an enrichment of elementary mathematics** (11042004)

Pub year: 1961

Format: Print

**Aspiring and inspiring : tenure and leadership in academic mathematics ** (15891147)

Pub year: 2023

Format: Print

**Basic language of mathematics** (8692746)

Pub year: 2014

Format: Online

Pub year: 2019

Format: Online

**Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy: mathematics in the real world** (13078065)

Pub year: 2015

Format: Online

**Beyond infinity: an expedition to the outer-limits of mathematical universe** (13078290)

Pub year: 2017

Format: Online

**Birth of a theorem: a mathematical adventure** (8894962)

Pub year: 2015

Format: Print

**Bridges to infinity: the human side of mathematics** (898371)

Pub year: 1983

Format: Print

**Calculus gems: brief lives and memorable mathematics** (13084791)

Pub year: 2007

Format: Online