IN THE REVIEW

In The Jungle of the Infinite

The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

by Robert Kanigel
Godfrey Harold Hardy was a pure mathematician and the archetypal Cambridge don: fellow of Trinity College, unmarried, his life a mixture of research, cricket, and college society; his features so finely chiseled that C.P. Snow described his face as “beautiful.” He was eccentric in a disarmingly English way: he abhorred …