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'Godel, Escher, Bach' and Hofstadter

The 1980s physics classic is revisited 28 years later.

Raise your hand if you read Gödel, Escher, Bach as a young geek. You might be interested to know that the Pulitzer-winning author, Douglas Hofstadter, has returned to your old favorite subjects after 28 years of writing on other areas of physics. The new book, I am a Strange Loop, is an "intellectual autobiography" of sorts, chronicling the evolution of his own thought and the influence of the earlier ideas on other strains of society.

Read the whole story on Time for CNN: "The year of mathemagical thinking"