In his review of Mariana Cook’s new book, Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World, Boston Globe writer Mark Feeney writes "There has yet to be a mathematician maudit, or a Byronic mathematician (other, that is, than Byron’s daughter, Ada)." To which I reply, "What about Evariste Galois?"

The book is 92 black-and-white portraits of mathematicians, and looks quite interesting.

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