Alexander Nazaryan. Why fiction writers should learn math, The New Yorker, 02/12/2012.
"What ballet is to football players, mathematics is to writers, a discipline so beguiling and foreign, so close to a taboo, that it actually attracts a few intrepid souls by virtue of its impregnability."
Simon Singh. Katie Melua's bad science, The Guardian, 30/09/2005
On Katie Melua making the universe younger by (roughly) 1.7 billion years!