The Search giant Google marked Shakuntala Devi's 84th birth anniversary by Google doodle on Monday, 4th November. Shakuntala Devi, popularly known as the "Human Computer", was a child prodigy and mental calculator.

Who is Shakuntala Devi ?

Shakuntala Devi found a slot in the Guinness Book of World Record for her outstanding ability and wrote numerous books like 'Fun with Numbers', 'Astrology for You', 'Puzzles to Puzzle You', and 'Mathablit'. She had the ability to tell the day of the week of any given date in the last century in a jiffy.

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Some of books by Shakuntala Devi  :

  1. Puzzles to Puzzle You (New Delhi: Orient, 2005). ISBN 978-81-222-0014-0
  2. More Puzzles to Puzzle You (New Delhi: Orient, 2006). ISBN 978-81-222-0048-5
  3. Book of Numbers (New Delhi: Orient, 2006). ISBN 978-81-222-0006-5
  4. Perfect Murder (New Delhi: Orient, 1976), OCLC 3432320
  5. The World of Homosexuals (Vikas Publishing House, 1977), ISBN 978-0706904789
  6. Figuring: The Joy of Numbers (New York: Harper & Row, 1977), ISBN 978-0-06-011069-7, OCLC 4228589
  7. In the Wonderland of Numbers (New Delhi: Orient, 2006). ISBN 978-81-222-0399-8
  8. Super Memory: It Can Be Yours (New Delhi: Orient, 2011). ISBN 978-81-222-0507-7; (Sydney: New Holland, 2012). ISBN 978-1-74257-240-6, OCLC 781171515
  9. Mathability: Awaken the Math Genius in Your Child (New Delhi: Orient, 2005). ISBN 978-81-222-0316-5
  10. Astrology for You (New Delhi: Orient, 2005).

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