Laura C. Mallonee: Richard Pryor’s PeoriaJune 2015
The childhood of a comedy legend, archived.
Rachel Holmes: Eleanor Marx’s Radical FreedomMay 2015
Natasha Lewis interviews Rachel Holmes, author of a new biography that elevates the life of Karl Marx's daughter, the pioneering feminist and socialist organizer.
Christopher Richards: Henry Darger’s Unadulterated ImaginationSeptember 2013
The work of the prolific outsider artist defies labels.
Jillian Steinhauer: Hannah Arendt’s Passionate ThinkingJune 2013
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic yields an insight that’s fresher than “the banality of evil,” and just as true.