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On Graphic Novels

Humanity, glorious and vile

Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou pay warm homage to the life of philosopher-mathematician Bertrand Russell and provide a spirited examination of the history of ideas in “Logicomix.’’ Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou pay warm homage to the life of philosopher-mathematician Bertrand Russell and provide a spirited examination of the history of ideas in “Logicomix.’’
By Carlo Wolff
Globe Correspondent / January 3, 2010

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The origins of life, humans bent on logic, political strife, the little disturbances that make us itch, and family dysfunction preoccupy the best recent graphic novels. Despite great differences in style and attitude, all delight in presenting fresh ways of seeing the world. (Full article: 904 words)

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