Skip to Content

Blogs Culture House Daily

Books podcast: Can you solve Alex Bellos’s problems?

28 November 2016

10:54 AM

28 November 2016

10:54 AM

This week in the books podcast, I talk to Alex Bellos, author of the superbly engrossing Can You Solve My Problems?, about mathematical and logical puzzles: what they can teach us, the oddballs who invent them, and the pleasure that they offer.

Plus, a first for this podcast, we’ll be setting a brain-teaser at the beginning for you to solve in real time. And who knows: you may even learn who owns the zebra…*

You can listen here:

And, if you enjoyed that, subscribe on iTunes for a new episode every Monday.

*You won’t learn who owns the zebra.

Show comments


The Spectator Comment Policy

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.