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No word on what the fate of this Scorsese footage will be. Hopefully there's at least some short documentary of some kind about the history of The New York Review of Books, which would be incredibly fascinating if you're a total book and writer nerd (like me).

Conversations, debates, readings and more from the writers of The New York Review of Books

For one thing by then First Second had already released a lot of books and people had taken notice of the quality and diversity of the books they were releasing. I don’t think there’s another imprint quite like First Second. They didn’t limit themselves to American creators, and think this kind of borderless, world-embracing view of what comics could be is one of the things that makes First Second great. Jim, who wrote Feynman, already had a solid following of fans of his science comics, myself included. I jumped at the chance to work with him. When Feynman came out, it got some good press, and a lot of it from science journals and the like, one of them being a nice review in the New York Review of Books written by the famous physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson. That kind of stuff was amazing. And really, Jim is just a good storyteller. His ability to take the life of a very complex man with very complex science and weave it into a graphic novel narrative is top notch.


The New York Review of Books - Wikipedia

Expected publication: October 25th 2011 by New York Review of Books (first published March 1st 1999)

For over 47 years, The New York Review of Books has been the place where the world's leading authors, scientists, educators, artists, and political leaders turn when they wish to engage in a spirited debate on literature, politics, art, and ideas with a small but influential audience that welcomes the challenge. Each issue addresses some of the most passionate political and cultural controversies of the day, and reviews the most engrossing new books and the ideas that illuminate them.