Apostolos Doxiadis

There for the Taking: Standout Galleys at BEA

The prize for the most far-out and exciting entry goes to Bloomsbury, for the graphic novel Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna. It’s a book-length full-color comic that’s a biography of Bertrand Russell but also a primer on the history of pure mathematics and intellectuals from ancient Greece to the 20th century in 300 pages of beautiful artwork. Our Calvin Reid calls it dazzling, “easily one of the most impressive combinations of popular art and serious history you’re likely to encounter in prose or comics.” Bloomsbury will be giving away 300 galleys. Excellent. Sounds like something that has to be seen to be believed.

Read the full article at the Publishers Weekly website here.

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