The brainy book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics, as well as for the millions of Simpsons fans worldwide.
“Engaging (and educational) . . . Singh delves into the academic backgrounds of some of the most poindextrous Simpsons writers.” —Wired
“Mathematical concepts both useful and obscure explained via the antics of America’s favorite yellow family!” —Mental Floss
“Plenty of solid, vest-pocket profiles of both the show’s writers and great mathematicians of the past . . . A fun trip with the ‘ultimate TV vehicle for pop culture mathematics.’” —Kirkus Reviews "Simon Singh's excellent book blows the lid off a decades-long conspiracy to secretly educate cartoon viewers." —David X. Cohen, writer for The Simpsons and Futurama "It's hard to imagine a grander, more thrilling story . . . fast-paced . . . hugely entertaining . . . Big Bang is, quite literally, cosmic." —New York Times on Big Bang
"Singh spins tales of cryptic intrigue in every chapter." —Wall Street Journal on The Code Book