Lewis Huxley is a non-fiction writer based in London. He runs his own website and is currently completing a documentary project on the Indian microfinance industry, filmed on location in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
'Screamadelica' and the Altered State | 17 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM
In the context of Primal Scream's prior and subsequent career, Screamadelica is a miracle.
After Fukushima: An Interview with Dr. Robert Jacobs | 18 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
Last week, PopMatters sat down with Dr. Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute at Hiroshima University to discuss the impact, toll, and future that Japan faces following the situation at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. His insights shed much light on what has happened and what will take place in the near future ...
'Life Itself', From One of the Few Writers of the Modern Era Who Can Express Joy Without Schmaltz | 9 Sep 2011 // 5:45 AM
Roger Ebert describes the movie of his life, lending his unique outlook to his childhood, his relationship with Gene Siskel, and his recent battle with cancer.
'El Sicario' Neither Repulses nor Surprises | 14 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
For good reason, there's a $250,000 bounty on the head of the eponymous sicario, who believes he has been chosen by God to educate others about the lengths to which the Juárez and Sinaloa cartels will go to gain control of the plaza.
Of Writing Men: David Remnick’s 'King of the World' | 4 Apr 2011 // 12:59 AM
Last year, David Remnick received huge attention for The Bridge, his biography of Barack Obama. Eschewing the conventions of the form, the New Yorker editor focussed not on Obama’s private life but his public rise to senator and eventually president of the United States. It is a trick he also employed in 1998’s King of the World, a biography of another African-American icon, Muhammad Ali.