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The Puzzle Man: Alex Bellos

Jewish Book Week 2017
Spoken Word / Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 7:00pm / Hall Two
£10.50*

An entertaining evening of puzzles and problems, in which Alex Bellos tells the history of the mathematical brainteaser from ancient times until the present day. Pit your wits against them and learn how to solve perplexing problems that will baffle everyone you know.


Alex Bellos is brilliant on all things mathematical. He has a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from Oxford University. His bestselling books Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass have been translated into more than 20 languages. He is the co-author of a mathematical colouring book, Snowflake, Seashell, Star, and he has launched an elliptical pool table, LOOP. He writes a popular maths blog and a puzzle blog for the Guardian. His most recent book is Can You Solve My Problems? A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles. The Observer called it ‘a skilfully curated anthology of puzzles’, the Times called it great fun’, and the Spectator called it ‘superbly engrossing.’

This event is not included in the Kings Place multi-event ticket offer.

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