Matt Parker

Matt Parker, known as the Stand-up Mathematician, can be seen talking about maths on the BBC, in the Guardian and on stages across the UK, at science fairs, festivals and in theatres. Originally a maths teacher from Australia, Matt now lives in Guildford in a house full of almost every retro video-game console ever made. Nothing can ever stand between Matt and computers: he’s fluent in binary and could write your name in a sequence of 0s and 1s in seconds. In 2012 he and the Think Maths team made a fully functioning computer out of domino circuits: it took 10,000 dominoes, 12 people and 6 hours. When he’s not working as the Public Engagement in Mathematics Fellow at Queen Mary University of London, doing stand-up or signing fans’ calculators at the end of a show, Matt spends his time converting photographs into Excel spreadsheets. His favourite number is currently 2025.

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Right After the Weather

From The New York Times bestselling author of Carry the One, a new novel that explores what happens when a group of friends are confronted with their worst fears. Cate is a stage designer in her early forties, embroiled in theatre projects and the lives of her unconventional Chicago friends and lovers, when her life […]

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The House on the Lake

From the bestselling author of My Sister’s Bones and Day of the Accident comes the haunting new novel THE HOUSE ON THE LAKE Lisa needs to disappear.  And her friend’s rambling old home in the wilds of Yorkshire seems like the perfect place. It’s miles away from the closest town, and no one there knows […]

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Brother & Sister

From the beloved film star and best-selling author of Then Again: a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings’ lives can take. When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her younger brother, Randy, were best […]

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