A graphic novel about Bertrand Russell and his search for mathematical certainty? Really? Yes. And not only that, but a dramatic, engaging, and absorbing graphic novel on that theme. This witty narrative of Russell’s pursuit of philosophical truth (and other not-so-metaphysical pleasures) instructs and delights in equal measure. With a special appearance by that riveting character actor, Ludwig Wittgenstein.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.