Apostolos Doxiadis


Apostolos Doxiadis

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



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.

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Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative


Circles Disturbed brings together important thinkers in mathematics, history, and philosophy to explore the relationship between mathematics and narrative. The book’s title recalls the last words of the great Greek mathematician Archimedes before he was slain by a Roman soldier–“Don’t disturb my circles”–words that seem to refer to two radically different concerns: that of the practical person living in the …continue reading…