Just Kids by Patti Smith

Here are three better titles for this book: A Tale of Two Groupies by Patti Smith What I was wearing in 1969 by Patti Smith That time Alan Ginsberg Mistook Me for a ‘Pretty Boy’ and Tried to Seduce Me with a Cup of Coffee and 6% of a Sandwich, Because Apparently That’s the Most… Continue reading Just Kids by Patti Smith

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The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

You know me, there’s going to be spoilers. I’ve never in my life read Russian Literature™. I’m told by Russian Lit™ fans, Lolita doesn’t count and even though I have no personal reference, I do actually agree with them based on what I’ve heard. That being said I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect, though I’ve… Continue reading The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

(Do I even have to say it?) Spoilers It always takes me a few chapters to get used to older books. It takes a while to remember it used to be perfectly acceptable to suck super hard. And I’m too Thoroughly Modern Millie for that mess, so I‘m reading like: “Oh shit!” “Jesus, Steinbeck” “WTF?”… Continue reading East of Eden by John Steinbeck