Meet the inventor of this steam-powered motorbike!
Genius at Play: the Curious Mind of John Horton Conway (Bloomsbury) by Canadian writer Siobhan Roberts is the new 450-page biography of a remarkable and undeniably eccentric English mathematician who's long been a main attraction at Princeton University.
Before he takes us on a tour of the green maze he brings us into his library, amid marble statues and fragile artworks, as
I called former governor and senator of Nebraska, Bob Kerrey, to ask how he would have voted on health care reform if he were he still in the United States Senate today.