There are many books on math in the Cox Library collection. You can find them mostly in the 510s:

510.1 Philosophy and theory

511 General principles of mathematics

512 Algebra

513 Arithmetic

514 Topology

515 Analysis

516 Geometry

518 Numerical analysis

519 Probabilities and applied mathematics

There are books in other areas, as well, and you should use the catalog to find them! Some of our newer books are below.

- Hidden Figures byCall Number: 510.925209 L477The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space
- E: the story of a number byCall Number: 512.7 MAOIn this informal and engaging history, Eli Maor portrays the curious characters and the elegant mathematics that lie behind the number. Designed for a reader with only a modest mathematical background, this biography brings out the central importance of e to mathematics and illuminates a golden era in the age of science.
- Godel, Escher, Bach byCall Number: 510 HOFWinner of the Pulitzer Prize, this book applies Godel's seminal contribution to modern mathematics to the study of the human mind and the development of artificial intelligence.
- Ada's Algorithm byCall Number: 510 LOVJames Essinger makes the case that the computer age could have started two centuries ago if Lovelace’s contemporaries had recognized her research and fully grasped its implications.
- Beyond Infinity byCall Number: 511.3 CHEThe hilarious and charming Eugenia Cheng leads us in search of what's bigger than infinity, and smaller than its opposite

- An Abundance of Katherines byCall Number: YA FIC GREA novel with a maths-loving protagonist named Colin who wishes to advance himself from the status of prodigy to that of a genius. Colin uses mathematical equations throughout the novel, some of which are explained in the book’s appendix by mathematician Daniel Biss.
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time byPublication Date: FIC HADThis novel follows the story of a teenaged boy with Asperger Syndrome who loves maths and is particularly fond of prime numbers.
- The Housekeeper and the Professor byCall Number: FIC OGAFirst published in Japanese, The Housekeeper and the Professor follows the story of a mathematician who suffers brain damage after an accident and loses his ability to form memories. He does, however, retain his passionate love for mathematics and equations
- The Last Theorem byCall Number: FiC CLAThe Last Theorem is a story of one man's mathematical obsession, and a celebration of the human spirit and the scientific method. It is also a gripping intellectual thriller in which humanity, facing extermination from all-but-omnipotent aliens, the Grand Galactics, must overcome differences of politics and religion and come together . . . or perish.
- A Certain Ambiguity byCall Number: FIC GAUWhile taking a class on infinity at Stanford in the late 1980s, Ravi Kapoor discovers that he is confronting the same mathematical and philosophical dilemmas that his mathematician grandfather had faced many decades earlier--and that had landed him in jail.