At the beginning of the year, I made this list:
Simone de Beauvoir, Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals & Notebooks, 1947-1963
Patti Smith, Woolgathering
Marilyn Monroe, Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters
Kristin Hersh, Rat Girl
Cherrie Currie, Neon Angel
Pauline Kael, The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
I'm indecisive, so I haven't bought any of these books. And now I need to go on a book-buying ban. For at least three months. Maybe towards the end of the year some of these books will find a home on my bookshelves. Maybe.
But I digress. And so does Patti Smith. Except her digressions are lovely and interesting.
Patti Smith reads from Woolgathering and The Coral Sea: