Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-02 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks—the epicenter of American cool. St. Marks Place in New York City has spawned countless artistic and political movements. Here Frank O’Hara caroused, Emma Goldman plotted, and the Velvet Underground wailed. But every generation of miscreant denizens believes that their era, and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-16 - Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc
Escape to a more interesting time and experience the crimes and passions of London’s gilded youth. Love and the Pursuit of Law Ivy Smythe is one of the first women to be admitted as a barrister in England. The Honorable Bryan Henderson is the young aristocrat she defends on charges
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-01 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
“A thoughtful, intimate memoir of life in the burgeoning movement of new jazz, poetry, and politics . . . in Lower Manhattan in the late 1950s and early 1960s” (Alix Kate Shulman, The Nation). Greenwich Village in the 1950s was a haven to which young poets, painters, and musicians flocked.