In love with Lang

I met him almost 3 years ago in the quaint cozy mathematics library in graduate school. His immaculate, clear, down-to-earth and illustrative language won my heart over instantly. Our love affair has lasted till now. It is Serge Lang and at the time of his passing at a ripe old age in 2005, he had, besides a plethora of books on other subjects, almost 50 mathematics textbooks under his belt. Here are my favorites:

complex analysis

real_and_functional_analysis

 

 

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~ by musafiremes on June 29, 2007.

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