math stories – Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka

From http://www.indianexpress.com/news/The-Lone-Ranger/571235, courtesy of Dan MacKinnon. Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is a man of few words, but such beautiful words they are. As a school student, Nigerian author Wole Soyinka loathed mathematics. “When my final exams for school were over, I remember taking all my mathematic books and making a bonfire and burning them. I…

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