Search - List of Books by John Derbyshire

Not to be confused with Jonathan Derbyshire.


John Derbyshire (; born June 3, 1945) is a British-American writer. His columns in National Review and New English Review cover a broad range of political-cultural topics, including immigration, China, history, mathematics, and race. Derbyshire's 1996 novel, Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream, was a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year". His 2004 non-fiction book, Prime Obsession, won the Mathematical Association of America's inaugural Euler Book Prize. A new political book, We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism, was released in September 2009.

Derbyshire attended the Northampton School for Boys and graduated from University College London, where he studied mathematics. Before turning to writing full-time, he worked on Wall Street as a computer programmer.

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Total Books: 19
We Are Doomed Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism
2010 - We Are Doomed Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307409591
ISBN-10: 0307409597
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We Are Doomed Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism
2009 - We Are Doomed Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780307409584
ISBN-10: 0307409589
Genre: Nonfiction
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Unknown Quantity A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra
Unknown Quantity
2007 - Unknown Quantity (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781843545699
ISBN-10: 1843545691
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Mental and Physical Fitness for Sailing
2006 - Mental and Physical Fitness for Sailing [Sail to Win] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780906754948
ISBN-10: 0906754941
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Unknown Quantity A Real And Imaginary History of Algebra
L'ossessione dei numeri primi Bernhard Riemann e il principale problema irrisolto della matematica
Prime Obsession Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
Prime Obsession Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
2003 - Prime Obsession Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780309085496
ISBN-10: 0309085497
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Prime Obsession
Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream  A Novel
1997 - Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312156497
ISBN-10: 0312156499
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Fit frs Segeln Mentales und krperliches Training
1997 - Fit Frs Segeln Mentales Und Krperliches Training (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783613502710
ISBN-10: 3613502712
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Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream
1996 - Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780312140441
ISBN-10: 0312140444
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Fire from the Sun Volume 1
Fire From the Sun Volume 1 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780738847146
ISBN-10: 0738847143
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Fire from the Sun Volume 1
Fire From the Sun Volume 1 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780738847153
ISBN-10: 0738847151
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Fire from the Sun Volume 2
Fire From the Sun Volume 2 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780738847207
ISBN-10: 0738847208
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Fire from the Sun Volume 2
Fire From the Sun Volume 2 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780738847214
ISBN-10: 0738847216
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Fire from the Sun Volume 3
Fire From the Sun Volume 3 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780738847221
ISBN-10: 0738847224
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Fire from the Sun Volume 3
Fire From the Sun Volume 3 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780738847238
ISBN-10: 0738847232
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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