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Extraordinary Dreamer: Patti Smith on “Year of the Monkey”

October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Bay Area Book Festival in conjunction with City Lights Booksellers present
Extraordinary Dreamer: Patti Smith on “Year of the Monkey”

Patti Smith in an intimate evening of reading and music celebrating the paperback release of YEAR OF THE MONKEY published by Vintage Books

Tickets: $35.00   (Purchase Tickets Here)

This is a virtual event.

Each ticket purchase includes a paperback copy of Year of the Monkey (note: we can only ship within the United States), event admission for the live event, and a link to the recorded conversation for viewing after October 8th. Book orders will begin shipping after September 1st.

We regret we cannot accept international orders for this event.

She redefined rock and roll for a generation, defied conventional expectations at every turn, and created enough zeitgeist-shaping art for more than one lifetime. Now Patti Smith has something new and beautiful to share: a “beautiful, elegant, and poetic” (NPR) memoir chronicling a transformational year of personal loss, cross-country travel, and political upheaval. Year of the Monkey reprises the spellbinding storytelling we all fell in love with in her National Book Award-winning Just Kids and bestselling M Train, conjuring the complexity and magic of an extraordinary dreamer’s inner life. In this unique live experience, Patti will play a few songs with longtime band mate Tony Shanahan and share passages from Year of the Monkey.