In 2013, Joe Henry and his brother, David Henry, published a long-gestating biography of Richard Pryor. The book was published by Algonquin Books and is available from numerous independent booksellers and online retailers (Amazon, B&N, iTunes, iTunes audiobook, Audible audiobook).
Here are some links to reviews and interviews related to the book.
- The Project Room (Podcast #1 with Joe & David)
- Tavis Talks (audio interview with Joe & David by Tavis Smiley)
- Chortle UK review by Steve Bennett
- NY Times Sunday Book Review by Mel Watkins
- AV Club book review by Josh Modell
- Slate book review by Troy Patterson
- Chicago Tribune review by Steve Johnson
- Los Angeles Review of Books by Larry Wallace
- BookPeople interview with David & Joe
- Kirkus interview with David by Clayton Moore
Strange Fruit #56: Interview with David Henry: