A Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author John Allen Paulos

September 18, 2:30 p.m., Paley Library, Lecture Hall 1210 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA John Allen Paulos, a professor of mathematics at Temple, has gained world-wide acclaim as a public speaker, author and columnist. His latest book, Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up (2008), has once again caused a sensation. Previous books include Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (1989), which spent five months on The New York Times best-sellers list, and was translated into 14 languages; and A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (1995), which was a number one seller on amazon.com, adapted into a television mini-series for BBC and selected as one of the top 100 nonfiction books published in the English language since 1900 by Random House readers. Please join the Libraries in welcoming Paulos to Paley on September 18.

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