Patti Smith on youth and friendship


“… we all love books..”

in 2010 Patti Smith appeared in New York Public Library to mark the release of her book “Just Kids,” which chronicles her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in 1960s and 70s New York City. Joined by NYPL’s Paul Holdengraber, Patti Smith takes the stage to discuss friendship, youth, and her creative awakening — and maybe even sing a song or two. (

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