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Comment author: Madbadger 11 July 2009 01:54:31AM *  4 points [-]

Satan, Cantor, and Infinity by Raymond Smullyan

Smullyan's books are the best introductions to formal logic I know. They are witty, entertaining, and make you think - without it being work.

Comment author: Emily 11 July 2009 11:20:06AM *  2 points [-]

If anyone has any kids who might be interested in logic, I highly recommend his puzzle books. They might be fun for adults too, but I can't be sure of that, as I haven't looked at them for quite a few years -- back then, though, I found them very accessible and they hooked me.