How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng
What could be more fitting for Pi Day than a book that combines recipes with abstract mathematical ideas? Eugenia Cheng provides an accessible introduction to the logic and beauty of mathematics from math to category theory, mixing in metaphor and method to reveal the amusing insight into what math is all about? For instance, how does a recipe for Hollandaise sauce explain mathematical abstraction? Eugenia Cheng makes the connection and will be having you thinking, Ah, now I understand.
"Knowledge is Power. But understanding is more powerful power."