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Oct 292010

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Patti Smith has just won the National Book Award with her book, “Just Kids” about her memoirs and friendship with photographer Robert Mappelthorpe.

Patti Smith "Just Kids" cover

‘Just Kids’: Punk Icon Patti Smith Looks Back at NPR

Patti Smith reading from ‘Just Kids’, performing ‘Because The Night at YouTube

PhotographyUncapped‘s previous post on Patti Smith ‘Just Kids’, and Robert Mappelthorpe.

  6 Responses to “Patti Smith – Just Kids – Wins National Book Award”

  1. Thanks for posting this! On the top of my reading list!!!!!

  2. Absolutely wonderful book, highly recommended read. Thanks for bringing it to my attention………..

  3. Absolutely wonderful book. Highly recommended. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!!!!

    • It is a surprisingly well written and engaging book.
      I thoroughly enjoyed it, too.
      Patti Smith’s writing is both spare and rich; not an easy combo to achieve.

      Glad you liked it.

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