"[Summing It Up] offers a clear and beautiful progression from addition to modern number theory."--Antonio Cangiano, Math-Blog
"Cowie--like the best work of the mid-century historian Richard Hofstadter, whom he frequently cites--has written not so much a work of . . .
"This extraordinary and long-awaited work combines deep authority and scholarship with the authors' extensive field experience and museum expertise. The book increases . . .
"Alvin Feinman's poems are perhaps the purest evidence of the extinction of personality T. S. Eliot believed was one of poetry’s necessities. As an aspiration, extinction of personality . . .