It is **World Book Day** on Thursday, March 4th.

For a list of recommended books for young people interested in Mathematics, try this **list from Nrich** which is grouped into three different categories: History of Mathematics, Recreational and Thinking Mathematically. From Cambridge University **this list** of interesting mathematics books and internet sites is mainly intended for sixth-formers planning to take a degree in mathematics. The list includes some items which are suitable for less experienced readers so may well appeal to a wider audience. The list was last updated in September 2020. I see it includes Kevin Houston’s “How to Think Like a Mathematician, see also from Kevin Houston his **page on the book** which includes some solutions to problems in the book, also available are sample chapters on writing mathematics.

See also:

**General interest maths books from MEI****Maths Reviews and Recommendations from Plus Magazine**- Simon Singh on
**Great Mathematics Books** **Recommendations from Alex Bellos**- Recommended Mathematics reading from the
**University of Oxford**(scroll right down the page).

It seems appropriate to check some **world records on books! **Did you know that the first collection of crossword puzzles was published in the USA in 1924?