Knopf hardcover, 2012
The film, The Man Who Knew Infinity, will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. It will have its European premiere at the 11th Zurich Film Festival about a week later. *
A Polish translation of The Man Who Knew Infinity is under contract with Swiat Ksiazki, Warsaw.
A film based on The Man Who Knew Infinity was shot in England and India last summer. Dev Patel plays Ramanujan, Jeremy Irons plays G. H. Hardy. The screenwriter and director is Matt Brown. Producers are Edward R. Pressman, Jim Young of Animus Films, and Sofia Sondervan of Dutch Tilt Film.
On an Irish Island has won the 2012 Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture, awarded by the American Conference for Irish Studies
The Man Who Knew Infinity has been published in Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam, languages spoken widely in South India, as well as in these other Indian languages: Bengali, Odia, Marathi, and Gujarai.
I'm the recipient of a grant from The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in support of my current book project, a biography of Jane Jacobs.
The Man Who Knew Infinity is now available in an e-book edition from Simon & Schuster Digital.
High Season in Nice is available as an e-book (but only in the U.K.) from Hachette Digital..
In late December 2011 and early 2012, I gave a series of public lectures in India as part of the year-long 125th-birthday celebration of Ramanujan, subject of The Man Who Knew Infinity. These took place in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and New Delhi.
In Chennai, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, in the presence of the prime minister of India, honored me with a scroll acknowledging the impact of the book.
In Bangalore, I gave a two-day workshop on science writing.
University of Pennsylvania Press paperback, 2010
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