Happy Pi Day! (And Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!)

Why not celebrate Pi Day (3/14) by reading some great books about Pi (or Pie)?

Life of Pi by Yann Martel — The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks….

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley — It is the summer of 1950, and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events. For Flavia, life begins in earnest when murder comes to Buckshaw.

The Guernsey Literary and Potatoe Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer — As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subject in a book club on Guernsey–a club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi after its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island.

Perhaps you’re more interested in baking a pie to celebrate Pi Day? We’ve got cookbooks for you!

Or maybe you just want to kickback and watch a Pi/Pie movie?

Today is also Albert Einstein’s birthday, so if you’re not into Pi/Pie perhaps an Einstein biography?

Whatever you’re into, have a great Pi Day! (Did we miss your favorite way to celebrate Pi Day? Let us know in the comments!)


One comment on “Happy Pi Day! (And Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!)

  1. Pingback: My Love-Hate Relationship with Pi(e) « At least we made it this far…

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