The singer and artist’s follow-up to Just Kids is melancholy but not depressing.
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Smith got the nod in the nonfiction category for her recent book, Just Kids (Ecco), a remarkable memoir of her life in New York with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the late 60s and 70s. As Miles Raymer noted in a post last week, Smith will be in Chicago (her birthplace) on November 30 to speak […]
The punk poet discusses her memoir of New York life in the 60s and 70s.
After last night’s sold-out show at the Park West, Patti Smith will read from and sign Just Kids, her memoir about New York in the 60s and 70s and her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, at 2pm at the Harold Washington Library (400 S. State, 312-747-4300).
Patti Smith reads from her memoir, Just Kids, at the Harold Washington Library Center