About the author

Daniel Tammet was born in a working-class suburb of London, England, on 31 January 1979, the eldest of nine children. His mother had worked as a secretarial assistant; his father was employed at a sheet metal factory. Both became full-time parents.
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About his work

"Thinking in Numbers is unprecedented: a pitch-perfect duet between mathematics and literature... mathematics has, or deserves, a literature. In Tammet, it already has a laureate."

Review of Thinking in Numbers, Simon Ings, New Scientist, 2012.
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Recent Work