The Book Tour

2015

SAN FRANCISCO | 16 July

Exploratorium

Private talk.

BALTIMORE | 29 July – 1 August

Bridges: Math, Music, Art, Architecture Culture

On “The Curious Creativity of John Horton Conway”

NEW YORK CITY | 2 August – 4 August

MoMATH MOVES: Celebrating: the Winning Ways of John Conway, Elwyn Berlekamp, and Richard Guy

On “Three Sides of the Same Coin”

WASHINGTON, DC | 5 August – 8 August

MathFest: Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America

On “John Horton Conway: Certainly a Piece of History”

NEW YORK CITY | 12 August

Authors@Google, with JHC

Private event

TORONTO | 13 September

Globe & Mail / Ben McNally Books & Brunch

TORONTO | 24 September, 6-8pm

Launch Party, Ben McNally Books
366 Bay St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4B2

Come one, come all, to celebrate the publication of GENIUS AT PLAY, The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway. Featuring “Memento Mori” by filmmaker Andy Keen — a short documentary about Conway’s visit to get his brain investigated by McMaster neuroscientist Sandra Witelson (who also explored Einstein’s brain).

NEW YORK CITY | 19 October

Leon Levy Center for Biography, CUNY Graduate Center
Alumni Panel Discussion with Gary Giddins

PRINCETON | 2 November

Launch Party, 6-7pm
3rd Floor, Fine Hall, Math Department Common Room

TORONTO | 6 November

Ontario Assoc. for Mathematics Education Leadership Conference

Reading & Signing

EDINBURGH | 13 November

University of Edinburgh
School of Mathematics Colloquium

CAMBRIDGE | November 16

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Reading and Q&A with John Conway

TORONTO | 3 December

Royal Canadian Institute

NEW YORK CITY | 9 December

The Princeton Club Library

2016

BANFF | 10-15 January

BIRS Creative Writing in Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences

TORONTO | 23 February

Conway’s in town!

Talk on: “Surreal Numbers, How Playing Games Led to More Numbers Than Anybody Ever Thought Of” (& book signing)

University of Toronto LM162 Auditorium, Lash Miller Building, 80 St. George Street
4 pm

TUCSON | 12-13 March

Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona

ATLANTA | 30 March – 3 April

Gathering for Gardner

NORTHAMPTON, MA | 14 April

Smith College

EXETER | 29 June

Phillips Exeter Academy

PRINCETON | 7 December

Labyrinth Books, Paperback Launch Party

2017

ATLANTA 4- 7 January

Joint Mathematics Meetings


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