6 Days…6 Books: #2

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2. Geometry, drawing, maths, and lots of love

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics

Norton Juster is an architect. He is also well known for The Phantom Tollbooth. Knowing this, this book turns up as a highly recommended option. This is how the book begins: “Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot.” What can a straight line in love with a dot do while the dot has eyes only for a squiggle?

It seems like the book was inspired in Flatland, written in the XIX century, and that I have not yet had the pleasure of reading but has inspired several films. For know, we would like to introduce  the short film about The dot and the line:

6 Days…6 Books: #1