Harvard Book Store welcomes renowned performer and artist PATTI SMITH—author of the National Book Award–winning memoir Just Kids and the New York Times best seller M Train—for a discussion of her latest book, Devotion (Why I Write).
A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic—its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In this groundbreaking book, one of our culture’s beloved artists offers a detailed account of her own creative process, inspirations, and unexpected connections.
This event is ticketed. You may purchase tickets here. Every ticket purchase includes a pre-signed copy of Devotion.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.