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Published in 1964, and again today: Jean Genet’s The Thief’s Journal, with a new intro by Patti Smith

[caption id="attachment_11954" align="alignleft" width="220"] Graffito of Jean Genet, Paris.[/caption] Today, we’re exhilarated to be republishing Jean Genet’s The Thief’s Journal, the iconic book that launched its author into the firmament of avant-stardom, complete with Jean-Paul Sartre’s legendary original foreword, and a brand-new introduction by Genet’s great admirer Patti Smith. Genet’s is not a cookie-cutter story of...


Charles Kaiser on Aretha Franklin

This spring, Grove Atlantic published the thirtieth anniversary edition of 1968 in America: Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation, Charles Kaiser’s pathbreaking, compulsively readable history of a watershed year in this nation’s troubled history. Today, on hearing the news of Aretha Franklin’s passing, we’re remembering this passage, lightly edited for brevity. “Nothing...