Astra Taylor

Astra Taylor’s films include Examined Life, which was also adapted in book form by The New Press, and a documentary about the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, Žižek! She has also produced videos for The Nation, and her writing has appeared in numerous magazines. A lifelong autodidact, she was raised in Athens, Georgia with almost no formal schooling.

Recent Posts by Astra

Cornel West: Truth

A drive through Manhattan with a jazzman in the world of ideas crammed in the back seat.