Patti Smith is a writer, performer, and visual artist. She gained recognition in the 1970s for her revolutionary mergence of poetry and rock and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. Her seminal album Horses, bearing Robert Mapplethorpe's renowned photograph, hasbeen hailed as one of the top one hundred albums of all time. Her books include M Train, Witt, Babel, Woolgathering, The Coral Sea, and Auguries of Innocence.
"Patti Smith has graced us with a poetic masterpiece, a rare and
privileged invitation to unlatch a treasure chest never before
"This book is so honest and pure as to count as a true rapture."--Joan Didion