Published Works 
Twelve Tricks with a Borrowed Deck. Illustrated by Tarbell. Chicago, IL: L.L. Ireland, 1940.
In the Name of Science. New York, NY: Putnam, 1952. Revised edition published as Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science. Mineola. NY: Dover, 1957.
Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1956.
Logic Machines and Diagrams. New York, NY: McGraw, 1958. Revised edition published as Logic Machines, Diagrams, and Boolean Algebra. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1968. Further revised edition, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1982.
The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1959. Revised edition published as Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First Scientific American Book of Puzzles and Games. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1988.
The Arrow Book of Brain Teasers. Chicago, IL: Scholastic, 1959.
Science Puzzlers. Illustrated by Anthony Ravielli. New York, NY: Viking, 1960. Published as Entertaining Science Experiments with Everyday Objects. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1981.
The Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1961. Revised edition. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Mathematical Puzzles. Illustrated by Anthony Ravielli, Crowell (New York, NY), 1961, reprinted as Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles, Dover (Mineola, NY), 1986.
Relativity for the Millions. Illustrated by Anthony Ravielli. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1962. Revised edition published as The Relativity Explosion. Chicago, IL: Random House, 1976. Published as Relativity Simply Explained. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1997.
The Ambidextrous Universe. Illustrated by John Mackey. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1964. Revised edition. New York, NY: New American Library, 1979. Further revised edition published as The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry and Asymmetry from Mirror Reflections to Superstrings. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1990. 3rd edition. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2005.
Archimedes, Mathematician and Inventor. Illustrated by Leonard E. Fisher. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1965.
New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1966.
The Numerology of Dr. Matrix. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1967. Revised edition published as The Incredible Dr. Matrix. New York, NY: Scribner, 1975. Further revised edition published as The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1985.
Never Make Fun of a Turtle, My Son (children's verse). Illustrated by John Alcorn. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1969.
The Unexpected Hanging, and Other Mathematical Diversions. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Revised edition. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1991.
Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers. Illustrated by Laszlo Kubinyi. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Reprinted under the same title with the addition of More Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers (also see below). New York, NY: Dover, 1988.
Space Puzzles. Illustrated by Ted Schroeder. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1971. Reprinted as Puzzling Questions about the Solar System. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1997.
The Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1971. Revised edition published as The Sixth Book of Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1983.
Codes, Ciphers, and Secret Writing. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1972.
The Flight of Peter Fromm. Los Altos, CA: William Kaufmann, 1973.
The Snark Puzzle Book. Illustrated by Henry Holiday and John Tenniel. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1973.
Mathematical Carnival. New York, NY: Knopf, 1975. Revised edition. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1992.
Mathematical Magic Show. New York, NY: Knopf, 1977. Revised edition. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1990.
More Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers. Illustrated by Laszlo Kubinyi. New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1977.
The Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic. Chicago, IL: Magic, Inc., 1978.
Aha! Insight (also see below). New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1978.
Mathematical Circus. New York, NY: Knopf, 1979. Revised edition. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1992.
Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1981.
How Not to Test a Psychic: A Study of the Unusual Experiments with Renowned Clairvoyant Pavel Stepanek. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1981.
Aha, Gotcha! Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight (also see below). New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1982.
Order and Surprise. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1983.
ScienceFiction Puzzle Tales. New York, NY: Clarkson N. Potter, 1983.
Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1983.
The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener. New York, NY: Morrow, 1983.
Puzzles from Other Worlds. New York, NY: Vintage, 1984.
Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1986.
Riddles of the Sphinx and Other Mathematical Puzzle Tales. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1987.
The NoSided Professor and Other Tales of Fantasy, Humor, Mystery, and Philosophy. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1987.
The New Age: Notes of a Fringe Watcher. Amherst, NY: Prometheus (Amherst, NY), 1988.
Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1988.
Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers: Essays on Recreational Mathematics. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1989. Expanded edition published as Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers, ... and The Return of Dr. Matrix. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 1997.
Gardner's Whys and Wherefores. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1989.
(With Bart Whaley and Jeff Busby) The Man Who Was Erdnase. Oakland, CA: Jeff Busby Magic, 1991.
On the Wild Side: The Big Bang, ESP, the Beast 666, Levitation, Rain Making, TranceChanneling, Seances and Ghosts, and More. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1992.
Fractal Music, Hypercards, and More: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 1992.
The Healing Revelations of Mary Baker Eddy: The Rise and Fall of Christian Science. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1993.
Martin Gardner Presents. Silver Spring, MD: Richard Kaufman, 1993.
Classic Brainteasers. New York, NY: Sterling, 1994.
My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles. New York, NY: Dover, 1994.
Urantia: The Great Cult Mystery. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1995.
The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 19381995. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Weird Water and Fuzzy Logic: More Notes of a Fringe Watcher. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1996.
The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations. Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays. New York, NY: Copernicus, 1996.
Science Magic: Martin Gardner's Tricks and Puzzles. Illustrated by Tom Jorgenson. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing, 1997.
The Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and Other Mathematical Mystifications. New York, NY: Copernicus, 1997.
Martin Gardner's Table Magic. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1998.
Visitors from Oz: The Wild Adventures of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman (children's novel). Illustrated by Ted Enik. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Mental Magic: Surefire Tricks to Amaze Your Friends. Illustrated by Jeff Sinclair. New York, NY: Sterling, 1999.
Match Magic: More Than Seventy Impromptu Tricks Matches. Colorado Springs, CO: Piccadilly Books, 1999.
Did Adam and Eve Have Navels? Discourses on Reflexology, Numerology, Urine Therapy & Other Dubious Subjects. New York, NY: W.W. Norton, 2000.
From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley Jr.: On Science, Literature, and Religion. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2000.
Mathematical Puzzle Tales. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 2000.
The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems. New York, NY: Norton, 2001.
A Gardner's Workout: Training the Mind and the Spirit. Natick, MA: A.K. Peters, 2001.
MindBoggling Word Puzzles. Illustrated by V.G. Myers. New York, NY: Sterling, 2001.
Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries? Discourses on Gödel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscience Topics. New York, NY: W.W. Norton, 2003.
(With Mark Danna and Helene Hovanec) Mensa Word Puzzles. New York, NY: Main Street, 2004.
Smart Science Tricks. New York, NY: Sterling, 2004.
(With Helene Hovanec and Karen C. Richards) Mensa Brain Twisters. New York, NY: Main Street, 2004.
Aha! A TwoVolume Collection: Aha! Gotcha, Aha! Insight. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 2006.
The Colossal Book of Short Puzzles and Problems: Combinatorics, Probability, Algebra, Geometry, Topology, Chess, Logic, Cryptarithms, Wordplay, Physics and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics. Edited by Dana Richards. New York, NY: Norton, 2006.
Optical Illusion Play Pack. New York, NY: Sterling, 2007.
A Lifetime of Puzzles: A Collection of Puzzles in Honor of Martin Gardner's 90th Birthday. Edited by Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine, and Tom Rodgers. Wellesley, MA: A.K. Peters, 2008.
Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi: Martin Gardner's First Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Games. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
The Jinn from Hyperspace and Other ScribblingsBoth Serious and Whimsical (essays). Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2008.
Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube: Martin Gardner's Mathematical Diversions. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner. Edited by Ed Pegg, Jr., Alan H. Schoen, and Tom Rodgers. Wellesley, MA: A.K. Peters, 2009.
Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi: Martin Gardner's New Mathematical Diversions. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish: And Other Speculations about This and That (collected columns). New York, NY: Hill and Wang, 2009.
