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The Best Non-Fiction of 2010
23 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM
PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.
In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love
23 Feb 2011 // 5:00 AM
A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.
The Pop Group Brings Funky Disco Social Criticism to Brooklyn - 16 March 2015
19 Mar 2015 // 6:04 AM
Hearing the Pop Group in action in the present day makes you wish bands that are half the Pop Group’s age would try harder.
Patti Smith: Banga
6 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM
It’s hard to review something by as consummate an artist as Patti Smith without just listing all the similies for "outstanding".
Counterbalance No. 19: Patti Smith’s 'Horses'
4 Feb 2011 // 12:00 AM
One of the most critically-acclaimed debuts in rock history, Patti Smith’s Horses is a whirlwind of poetry and proto-punk rock. Counterbalance takes Horses for a ride -- go Rimbaud and go Johnny go!
Patti Smith Joins Carmen Consoli on "Mio Zio"
29 Jun 2010 // 12:00 AM
Patti Smith joined the Sicilian singer-songwriter Carmen Consoli to perform Consoli's "Mio Zio"(My Uncle) in Turin, Italy. The song, from Consoli's latest album, Elettra,
Musician-artist Patti Smith unleashes her imagination on a museum tour
7 Jun 2012 // 11:43 PM
DETROIT — “Here’s my favorite painting in the museum,” says Patti Smith, bringing a hand up to her chest, as if the sight of her
Rocker-poet-artist-mother’s many facets are seen in a slim volume
10 Jan 2012 // 11:35 PM
One thing I’ve always admired about Patti Smith is her refusal to be characterized. Rocker, poet, artist, mother: She seems to inhabit each of