This is a list of books discussed or referred to in posts on this blog. I have also included books mentioned in comments, in a rather pathetic attempt to make myself appear better-read than I really am.

- Douglas Adams,
*Hitch-Hikers’ Guide to the Galaxy*: here, here, here, here and here - John Ashberry,
*A Wave*: here and here - John D. Barrow,
*The Infinite Book*: here - Thomas Bayes,
*Essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances*: here - Alex Bellos,
*Alex’s Adventures in Numberland*: here - Thetis Blacker,
*Pilgrimage of Dreams*: here - B. Bollobás (ed.),
*Littlewood’s Miscellany*: here and here - John Bonnycastle,
*Introduction to Astronomy in Letters to his Pupil*: here - Jorge Luis Borges,
*Labyrinths*: here, here and here - Jorge Luis Borges,
*Non-Fiction 1922–1986*: here and here - Sasha Borovik,
*Mathematics under the Microscope: Notes on Cognitive Aspects of Mathematical Practice*: here, here and here - Dee Brown,
*Hear that Lonesome Whistle Blow*: here - R. W. Burchfield (ed.),
*Fowler’s Modern English Usage*: here - William Byers,
*How Mathematicians Think*: here - Neill Cameron,
*Mo-Bot High*: here - Peter J. Cameron,
*Combinatorics: Topics, Techniques, Algorithms*: here - Peter J. Cameron,
*Oligomorphic Permutation Groups*: here - Peter J. Cameron,
*Permutation Groups*: here - P. J. Cameron and J. H. van Lint,
*Designs, Graphs, Codes and their Links*: here - Girolamo Cardano,
*The Book of my Life*: here - Lewis Carroll,
*Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland*: here, here and here - Lewis Carroll,
*Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there*: here - G. K. Chesterton,
*Heretics*: here - Charles Colbourn and Jeff Dinitz (eds.),
*CRC Handbook of Combinatorial Designs*: here - Samuel Taylor Coleridge,
*Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge*: here - J. H. Conway,
*On Numbers and Games*: here and here - John Conway and Richard Guy,
*The Book of Numbers*: here and here - Wendy Cope,
*Making Cocoa for Kinglsey Amis*: here - Darryl Cunningham,
*Science Tales*: here - Dante,
*Inferno*(transl. Dorothy L. Sayers): here - Persi Diaconis,
*Group Representations in Probability and Statistics*: here - Augustus De Morgan,
*Formal Logic*: here - L. E. Dickson,
*Linear Groups: with an Exposition of the Galois Field Theory*: here - Jean Dieudonné,
*A Panorama of Pure Mathematics: as seen by N. Bourbaki*: here - Apostolos Doxiadis,
*Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture*: here - Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur (eds.),
*Circles Disturbed: the Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative*: here and here - Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou,
*Logicomix*: here, here and here - Ivar Ekeland,
*The Broken Dice, and other Mathematical Tales of Chance*: here - T. S. Eliot,
*Four Quartets*: here, here, here, here, here and here - E. Everett,
*Orations and speeches on various occasions*: here - John Fauvel, Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson (eds.),
*Music and Mathematics: from Pythagoras to Fractals*: here - Felipe Fernández-Armesto,
*Truth: A History and a Guide for the Perplexed*: here - Richard Feynman,
*Surely you’re joking, Mr Feynman!*: here - Richard Feynman,
*What do you care what other people think?*: here - Richard Feynman,
*QED: the strange story of light and matter*: here - Steven Finch,
*Mathematical Constants*: here - Richard Elliott Friedman,
*The Disappearance of God: A Divine Mystery*: here - Martin Gardner (ed.),
*The Annotated Alice*: here - Simon Garfield,
*Just My Type*: here - Margaret Gelling,
*Signposts to the Past: Place-names and the History of England*: here - R. J. Gillings,
*Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs*: here - Owen Gingerich,
*The Book Nobody Read*: here - Sarah Glaz and JoAnne Growney (eds.),
*Strange Attractors: Poems of Love and Mathematics*: here - Ben Goldacre,
*Bad Science*: here, here and here - Tim Gowers (ed.),
*The Princeton Companion to Mathematics*: here - Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor,
*Naming Infinity*: here - R. L. Graham and J. Nešetřil (eds.),
*The Mathematics of Paul Erdős*: here - Michael Gray and John Bauldie (eds.),
*All Across the Telegraph*: here - Jacques Hadamard,
*The Mind of the Mathematician*(formerly*The Psychology of Invention in the Mathematical Field*): here and here - G. Halász, L. Lovász, M. Simonovits and V. T. Sós (eds.),
*Paul Erdős and his Mathematics*: here - James Hannam,
*God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science*: here - N. J. Hardiman (ed.),
*Exploring University Mathematics, 1*: here - G. H. Hardy,
*A Mathematician’s Apology*: here, here and here - Richard Hil,
*Whackademia*: here and here - F. H. Hinsley and Alan Stripp (eds.),
*Code Breakers: the Inside Story of Bletchley Park*: here - Russell Hoban,
*Riddley Walker*: here and here - Richard Holmes,
*The Age of Wonder*: here and here - Homer,
*The Iliad*: here - Aldous Huxley,
*Island*: here - Julian Jaynes,
*The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind*: here, here, here and here - Samuel Johnson,
*A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland*: here - Julian of Norwich,
*Revelations of Divine Love*: here - Robert Kanigel,
*The Man who Knew Infinity: A Life of The Genius Ramanujan*: here - Gerry Kennedy and Rob Churchill,
*The Voynich manuscript*: here - David Kindersley,
*Mr Eric Gill: Further Thoughts of an Apprentice*: here - Felix Klein,
*The Icosahedron: and the solution of equations of the fifth degree*: here - David Knowles,
*The Evolution of Medieval Thought*: here, here and here - D. E. Knuth,
*Surreal Numbers*: here - D. E. Knuth,
*The TeXbook*: here and here - Arthur Koestler,
*The Sleepwalkers*: here - Norman Kretzmann and Barbara Ensign Kretzmann (ed.),
*The Sophismata of Richard Kilvington*: here - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross,
*On Death and Dying*: here - Eric S. Lander,
*Symmetric Designs: An Algebraic Approach*: here - Ursula K. Le Guin,
*The Lathe of Heaven*: here - Stanislaw Lem,
*His Master’s Voice*: here - Rachel Lichtenstein and Iain Sinclair,
*Rodinsky’s Room*: here - Richard Mabey,
*Beechcombings*: here - Saunders Mac Lane,
*Categories for the Working Mathematician*: here - Thomas Malory,
*Le Morte D’Arthur*: here - Yuri Manin,
*Mathematics as Metaphor*: here - Eli Maor,
*e: the story of a number*: here - Linda Marsh (ed.),
*The Wordsworth Book of Sonnets*: here - G. H. Martin and J. R. L. Highfield,
*A Hstory of Merton College*: here - Alexander Masters,
*The Genius in my Basement: The Biography of a Happy Man*: here - Barry Mazur,
*Imagining Numbers (particularly the square root of minus fifteen)*: here - David McCandless,
*Information is Beautiful*: here - S. B. McGrayne,
*The Theory that Would Not Die: How Bayes’ Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy*: here - Donald Meyers,
*Australian Universities: A Portrait of Decline*: here, here and here - Peter M. Neumann,
*The Mathematical Writings of Évariste Galois*: here - Kathleen Ollerenshaw,
*To Talk of Many Things: An Autobiography*: here and here - George Orwell,
*Nineteen Eighty-Four*: here - Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick,
*Feynman*: here - John C. Oxtoby,
*Measure and Category*: here - Palinurus,
*The Unquiet Grave*: here - S. Parameswaran,
*The Golden Age of Indian Mathematics*: here - Karl Petersen,
*Ergodic Theory*: here - Robert Phillips,
*Aspects of Alice*: here - Robert M. Pirsig,
*Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance*: here, here, here and here - John von Plato,
*Creating Modern Probability*: here - Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch,
*The Oxford Book of English Verse*: here - Barnaby Rogerson,
*Rogerson’s Book of Numbers*: here - Jason Rosenhouse,
*The Monty Hall Problem: The Remarkable Story of Math’s Most Contentious Brain Teaser*: here - David Ruelle,
*The Mathematician’s Brain*: here - Bertrand Russell,
*Mysticism and Logic*: here - Bertrand Russell,
*History of Western Philosophy*: here - Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead,
*Principia Mathematica*: here - Lee Sallows,
*A Gallery of Geomagic Squares*: here - Michael J. Sandel,
*Justice*: here - Sangharakshita,
*The Thousand-Petalled Lotus*: here - Dorothy L. Sayers,
*The Nine Tailors*: here - F. C. S. Schiller,
*Formal Logic: A Scientific and Social Problem*: here - Sohrab Sepehri,
*The Traveler/We Nothing But Look*: here - William Shakespeare,
*The Complete Works*: here - Iain Sinclair,
*London Orbital*: here - Lee Smolin,
*Three Roads to Quantum Gravity*: here - John Stachel (ed.),
*Einstein’s Miraculous Year*: here - Oliver Stadtler,
*Japanese Pilgrimage*: here - Bob Stewart,
*Where is Saint George?*: here - Ian Stewart,
*Galois Theory*: here - Ian Stewart,
*Does God play dice?*: here - Lewis Thomas,
*The Medusa and the Snail*: here - Tiresias,
*Notes from Overground*: here, here and here - Gerard Unger,
*While you’re reading*: here - R. Van der Weyer,
*Little Gidding: Story and Guide*: here - Michael White,
*Leonardo da Vinci: The First Scientist*: here - Helmut Wielandt,
*Finite Permutation Groups*: here - Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins (eds.),
*Combinatorics Ancient and Modern*: here - Virginia Woolf,
*A Room of One’s Own*: here - Alexander Woollcott (ed.),
*The Complete Lewis Carroll*: here - Peter Wright,
*Spycatcher*: here