wrote in : “With every page, I found my mind's eye conjuring up a fictional image of the book's author, writing by candlelight in the depths of the Siberian winter like Omar Sharif's Doctor Zhivago in the David Lean movie adaptation of Pasternak's famous novel. is Edward Frenkel's poems... As is true for all the great Russian novels, you will find in Frenkel's tale that one person's individual story of love and overcoming adversity provides both a penetrating lens on society and a revealing mirror into the human mind.”^{}

In *Love and Math*, renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we’ve never seen, suffused with all the beauty and elegance of a work of art. In this heartfelt and passionate book, Frenkel shows that mathematics, far from occupying a specialist niche, goes to the heart of all matter, uniting us across cultures, time, and space.

**Edward Frenkel** is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, and the winner of the Hermann Weyl Prize in Mathematical Physics. Frenkel’s latest book is *Love and Math,* a *New York Times* best-seller that won the 2015 Euler Book Prize from the Mathematical Association of America. It is currently being translated into 15 languages. Frenkel has also co-produced, co-directed, and played the lead in the film *Rites of Love and Math*. He was previously on the faculty at Harvard University.