Albert, Michael H.; Nowakowski, Richard J.; Wolfe, David. *Lessons in Play:
An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory*. Wellesley, MA: AK Peters,
2007. xv, 288 pp. Table of contents.

Browne, Cameron. *Connection Games: Variations on a Theme*. Wellesley,
MA: A K Peters, 2005. xi, 402 pp. Book review: E-STREAMS
Vol. 9, No. 2 - February 2006.

Gardner, Martin. *The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes,
and Problems: Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Topology, Game
Theory, Infinity, and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics*. New York:
Norton, 2001.

Gardner, Martin. *The Colossal Book of Short Puzzles and Problems: Combinatorics,
Probability, Algebra, Geometry, Topology, Chess, Logic, Cryptarithms, Wordplay,
Physics and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics*; edited by Dana Richards.
New York: Norton, 2006.

Hearn, Robert A.; Demaine, Hearn, Erik D. *Games, Puzzles,
and Computation*. Wellesley, MA: A K Peters, Ltd., 2009.

Hess, Dick. *The Population Explosion and Other Mathematical
Puzzles*. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2016.

Levitin, Anany & Maria. *Algorithmic Puzzles*. Oxford;
New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Shasha, Dennis E. *Puzzling Adventures: Tales of Strategy,
Logic, and Mathematical Skill*. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.

Winkler, Peter. *Mathematical Mind-Benders*. Wellesley,
MA: AK Peters, 2007.

Winkler, Peter. *Mathematical Puzzles: A Connoisseur’s
Collection*. Natick, MA: AK Peters, 2004.

Books recommended by Dana Richards, George Mason University, from talk on “Algorithmic Puzzles and Martin Gardner,” November 1, 2016, at event “MAA Celebration of Mind Lecture and Hands-On Puzzles,” organized by Mathematical Association of America, Washington DC.

(List compiled by R. Dumain)

Noteworthy Books on Board Games & Related Games & Recreations

Board
Games & Related Games & Recreations: Web Guide

includes:

Homage
to Martin Gardner

(October 21, 1914 - May 22, 2010)

“Mathematical
Games: Counting Systems and the Relationship between Numbers and the Real World”

by Martin Gardner

[Excerpt including acknowledgments for solutions to Baker’s Solitaire problem]

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