Posts tagged "just kids"

Get Excited! Patti Smith Is Releasing A New Memoir, M Train, This Fall

Patti Smith's memoir, Just Kids, is one of my favorite reads of the last couple of years, so I'm so pumped by the news that she'll be releasing a followup memoir, called M Train, this fall. According to her publisher Knopf: M Train is a journey through eighteen “stations.” It begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 13, 2015

Patti Smith Wants Kristen Stewart To Play Her

"I remember the very first time I saw Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson together, when they were younger, and I thought, Those two kids could have easily played us when they were first starting, Kristen has a very special quality. She’s not conventionally beautiful, but very charismatic." --Patti Smith, on who she'd like to have…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 12, 2012

The Frisky Staff’s Favorite Books Of 2011

It might seem like all we read around here is Tumblrs about Ryan Gosling. That's only the partial truth: most of us are pretty huge bookworms. The Frisky staff is constantly lending our most loved books, swapping recommendations, and just in general being big-ass nerds. We're not the kinds of blog that keeps you up-to-date…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2011

An Open Letter To The Film Industry About The “Just Kids” Biopioc

Dear Film Industry, Hey there! What's up? I heard a rumor that you are working on a biopic of Patti Smith's memoir, Just Kids. Wow! I can't say I'm surprised. It was a bestseller, winner of a National Book Award, and my favorite book of this year, aside from Freedom, which you will probably make…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2011