Richard Feynman was no ordinary genius. Brilliant, free-spirited and irreverent, he upset those in authority, gave captivating lectures, wrote equations on napkins in strip joints and touched countless lives everywhere. He also wrote hundreds of witty, eccentric and moving letters to his family, friends, critics, colleagues and devoted fans around the world. Now three letters have been brought together for the first time. From down-to-earth advice to eager students to discussions of rime travel and the a tour bomb, blunt rebuttals to journalists to poignant exchanges with his first wife as she suffered from tuberculosis, they will introduce you to a unique person whose wisdom and lust for life inspired all those who came into his orbit.