>LIVES WORTH LOSING YOURSELF IN
A MOUNTAIN OF CRUMBS
by Elena Gorokhova
A smart, spirited tale about growing up in the colorless Soviet Union of the 1960s.
LITTLE BOY BLUES
by Malcolm Jones
In evocative prose, Newsweek’s cultural critic recalls the southern childhood that shaped him.
by Patti Smith
How two budding artists, Smith and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, nurtured each other to fame.