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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Nov 2, 2021

Episode 57 features Sam Leiterman, a mathematician and teacher, who came on to discuss math, and we do before taking a left turn to talk about books, literature, young adult novels, engineering, divergent paths, and much much more.

Throughout the conversation, we discuss:

  • Why Math?
  • Two paths diverged
  • Passion
  • Challenging yourself
  • Writing
  • Reading
    • Reading variations
    • Reading patterns
  • Collecting books
  • Completionist vs. Letting It Go
  • Lending and Gifting Books
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Teaching
  • And much more

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode

The Math Profs on Twitch





Other Links

Spy Line and the Case of the missing Agent Palmer book review

“It All Begins with a Song” sings praises of the Creative Process


You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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