Apostolos Doxiadis

 

Apostolos Doxiadis

Apostolos Doxiadis is a bestselling novelist, graphic novelist and scholar, whose work has carried storytelling into new, unchartered areas.

 
 

Logicomix

A New York Times No. 1 Bestseller, Logicomix uses the medium of comics to tell the fascinating story of the quest for the foundations of mathematics, through one of its most interesting protagonists, Bertrand Russell.

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Circles Disturbed

Apostolos and mathematician Barry Mazur bring together a collection of original essays by mathematicians, philosophers, historians and writers, on the unexplored connections of mathematics and narrative. Apostolos’ contribution outlines his theory for the genesis of proof, in Ancient Greek mathematics, as an application of poetic and narrative techniques.

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Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture

The first novel to be termed by critics “mathematical fiction”, Uncle Petros blends the agonized quest for an elusive mathematical truth with the dynamics of a modern Greek family, across two generations.

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apostolos doxiadisApostolos Doxiadis is a writer whose best-selling novel, Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture, brought mathematics into fiction. Logicomix, a graphic novel of the epic quest for certainty in science and logic, was published in 2009 and immediately became an international bestseller.  Apostolos is co-editor–with Barry Mazur–and contributor on the volume Circles Distubed: The Interplay between Mathematics and Narrative, has just been released.


Apostolos' Books

Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture

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Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture (2000) tells the tale of brilliant mathematician Petros Papachristos, who devotes his life to solving a notoriously difficult problem. His young nephew’s passion to unearth his secret leads to a fascinating denouement which reveals the full existential grandeur of Petros’s dream and the deep mystery of mathematics. This moving novel is an international bestseller, currently …continue reading…