Gian-Carlo Rota is a writer of such crystal clear and beautiful prose, conveying the essence in an unconvoluted and direct manner. If your interests lie in the intersection of mathematics, science and technology and well written prose, I warmly recommend the book.
I was inspired by the Indian science magazine, Resonance, to further deepen my interest in math and physics. It is such a beautiful science journal for under graduate students. This month’s issue,
contains a beautiful tribute to one of the best loved mathematicians of the 20th century, George Polya