Patti Smith is an American singer-songwriter and author.
A writer, performer, and artist, Patti Smith has recorded twelve albums, exhibited her drawings, and published many books, including Coral Sea, Witt, Babel, Auguries of Innocence, and Just Kids, which last year won the National Book Award. Smith lives in New York City.
“A poet of distinction.”
— The New York Times on Patti Smith
“I get so absorbed by an Aira novel that upon finishing I don’t remember anything. It’s like having a complex cinematic dream that dissipates upon awakening.”
— Patti Smith on César Aira's
“We savor all he has written, as every offering is a portal into the elaborate terrain of his genius. ”
“An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter’s mere 87 pages are so multi-faceted and transporting and I get so absorbed that upon finishing I don’t remember anything. Like having a complex cinematic dream that dissipates upon awakening.”