Ken Krimstein

Ken Krimstein

Ken Krimstein’s recently published graphic novel/biography of Hannah Arendt, The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth (Bloomsbury 2018) has been named one of the best graphic novels of the year by Forbes, made the top ten lists of The Comics Journal and is a finalist for the Jewish Book Council’s 2018 National Jewish Book Awards and the Midland Author’s Award. In addition, he has published cartoons in The New Yorker, Punch, The Wall Street Journal, and has written for New York Observer’s “New Yorker’s Diary” and McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Yankee Pot Roast, and Mr. Beller's Neighborhood. He is the author of Kvetch as Kvetch Can, and teaches at De Paul University. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, page 228 CROP

Ken Krimstein on "The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt"

Ken Krimstein

Exclusively for JWA, author and artist Ken Krimstein discusses his graphic novel, The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt.


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