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Just Kids

Patti Smith Holds Benefit For Brontë Museum

Posted 01.23.2013 | Books

Musician Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids was a National Book Award Winner in 2010 (and a sequel is apparently in the works,) but maybe you didn't know ...

Patti Smith Planning Sequel To 'Just Kids'

Posted 12.18.2012 | Books

Patti Smith recently announced that she is planning a sequel to bestselling memoir Just Kids. Smith won one of literature's most prestigious award...

World Book Night: Millions Of Books To Be Donated Around World!

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- You won't need to visit a store or library Monday night to see a book change hands or receive a free copy yourself. Thousands of towns ...

Just Friends: Famous Author Duos Who Kept It Clean

| Posted 04.16.2012 | Books

By Nathan Rostron for Bookish: From “When Harry Met Sally” to “Friends with Kids,” we’ve been told that men and women can be friends at f...

Patti Smith Muses On Childhood And Art In Miami

Posted 03.06.2012 | Miami

Miami is no doubt still a bit high on love for Patti Smith. The rock-n-roll poetess appeared at the 2010 Miami International Book Fair just days after...

Patti Smith Turns 65!

Posted 12.30.2011 | Fifty

Patti Smith may be turning 65 on December 30, but for someone who spent nearly two decades of a 35-year career in music in retirement, she seems to be...

The Best-Selling Books In Southern California

Posted 12.18.2011 | Los Angeles

The Southern California Independent Booksellers Association has released the bestselling books at local, independent bookstores for the sales week end...

Rock And Roll Revisited

Posted 10.15.2011 | Entertainment

Chances are if you have a love of old New York, an obsession with rock & roll and dreams of being famous you've already read Patti Smith's memoir "Jus...

Classic Celebrity Memoirs And Their Contemporary Counterparts

flavorwire.com | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books

"Everybody needs his memories," Saul Bellow once wrote. "They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door." These days, the same can be true of fame...

Literary Love Letters To NYC

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

From time to time, we all second-guess why we live in New York — especially in the wake of a pleasant holiday weekend away. It’s crowded, expensiv...

Patti Smith Serenades Sotheby's

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York
Mihal Freinquel

Last night, 70s rock 'n' roll legend Patti Smith performed at Sotheby's in NYC and I was there to witness the glory firsthand. Accompanied by guit...

Huffpost Reporters' Picks: What They're Reading And Loving Now (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.17.2011 | Books

It's a wild and varied staff at Huffington Post and the reporters are avid readers. They've got favorites they're in the middle of reading and we thou...

New York, I Love You: 10 Favorite Books About The Big Apple

Rob Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rob Silverman

I first moved to New York City in 1996, and I have no need or desire to live anywhere else in the world. After living in New York City for over half o...

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe: Brainiac Amours in Just Kids

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Only two pages in and I'm choked with sobs as I read how Patti Smith listened to her soul mate's breathing on the phone as he struggled in the hospita...

Lisa Lowell's Beautiful Behavior

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Most of us know Lisa Lowell from her backing vocals with various artists, perhaps most famously as a member of Bruce Springsteen's Sessions Band in 20...

WATCH: 'I Like My Award'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stephen Colbert told Patti Smith last night on his show: "Some have said you're the mother of the punk rock world. That must be a difficult family to ...

Patti Smith's 'Just Kids' Won The National Book Award

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Patti Smith was a National Book Award Winner for 2010. Everybody loved her acceptance speech, but does everybody love the book? Opinions in favor seem...

Patti Smith In Chicago: Music Legend Discusses Her New Book, Robert Mapplethorpe

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Marilyn Soltis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago native and "grandmother of punk rock" Patti Smith spoke at the Harold Washington Library Sunday about her new book "Just Kids," a memoir of he...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In case you missed any book reviews this weekend, here's your weekly book review roundup: "The Routes of Man," Ted Conover The New York Times Conove...