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  • Just Kids

    by Patti Smith ...
    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDIt was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation.Patti Smith would evolve as a poet and performer, and Robert Mapplethorpe would direct his highly provocative style toward photography. Bound in innocence and enthusiasm, they traversed the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Just Kids

    by Patti Smith ...
    Narrated by Patti Smith ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 50 min

    In Just Kids, Patti Smith’s first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies. An honest and moving story of youth and friendship, Smith brings the same unique, lyrical quality to Just Kids as she has ... Read more

    $26.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Auguries of Innocence

    Poems

    by Patti Smith ...
    Auguries of Innocence is the first book of poetry from Patti Smith in more than a decade. It marks a major accomplishment from a poet and performer who has inscribed her vision of our world in powerful anthems, ballads, and lyrics. In this intimate and searing collection of poems, Smith joins in that great tradition of troubadours, journeymen, wordsmiths, and artists who respond to the world ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Year of the Monkey

    by Patti Smith ...
    Narrated by Patti Smith ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 31 min

    Riveting, elegant, and humorous, New York Times bestseller Year of the Monkey is a moving and original work, a touchstone for our turbulent times.Following a run of new year’s concerts at San Francisco’s legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz, about to embark on a year of solitary wandering. Unfettered by logic or time, she draws us into her private ... Read more

    $10.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Year of the Monkey

    by Patti Smith ...
    Riveting, elegant, humorous—and illustrated by Smith’s signature Polaroids—New York Times bestseller Year of the Monkey is a moving and original work, a touchstone for our turbulent times.“A picaresque voyage through Patti Smith’s dreams and life, blending fiction and reality, conjured characters and actual ones”—The New York TimesFollowing a run of new year’s concerts at San Francisco’s legendary ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • M Train

    by Patti Smith ...
    From the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids: a “sublime collection of true stories … and wild imaginings that take us to the very heart of who Patti Smith is” (Vanity Fair), told through the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. Patti Smith calls this bestselling work “a roadmap to my life.”M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Acid for the Children

    A Memoir

    by Flea ...
    With "virtuosic vulnerability" (The Atlantic), the iconic bassist and Red Hot Chili peppers co-founder pens a love letter to a youth spent wild in Los Angeles in his raw and riveting coming-of-age memoir.In Acid for the Children, Flea takes readers on a deeply personal and revealing tour of his formative years, spanning from Australia to the New York City suburbs to, finally, Los Angeles. Through ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    M Train

    by Patti Smith ...
    Narrated by Patti Smith ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 32 min

    National Best SellerFrom the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as “a roadmap to my life.”M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Astragal

    Translated by Patsy Southgate ...
    As alive as a Godard movie, this lost classic of ’60s French literature is backAs if the reader were riding shotgun, this intensely vivid novel captures a life on the lam. “L’astragale” is the French word for the ankle bone Albertine Sarrazin’s heroine Anne breaks as she leaps from her jail cell to freedom. As she drags herself down the road, away from the prison walls, she is rescued by Julien, ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Downtown Ann Arbor

    by Patti Smith ...
    In 1824, John Allen and Elisha Rumsey established the first homestead in what is now downtown Ann Arbor. The story goes that the community got its name when the two founders� wives, both named Ann, were seen lounging in a grove of trees. In reality, Ann Allen and Mary Ann Rumsey were never in town at the same time, but how it actually was named is unimportant when considering what Ann Arbor grew ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Season in Hell & The Drunken Boat (Second Edition)

    Translated by Louise Varèse ...
    A reissue of Rimbaud’s highly influential work, with a new preface by Patti Smith and the original 1945 New Directions cover design by Alvin lustig.New Directions is pleased to announce the relaunch of the long-celebrated bilingual edition of Rimbaud’s A Season In Hell & The Drunken Boat — a personal poem of damnation as well as a plea to be released from “the examination of his own depths. ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • The One Inside

    by Sam Shepard ...
    The first work of long fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright—a tour de force of memory, mystery, death, and life.This searing, extraordinarily evocative narrative opens with a man in his house at dawn, surrounded by aspens, coyotes cackling in the distance as he quietly navigates the distance between present and past. More and more, memory is overtaking him: in his mind he sees ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $7.99 USD