Patti Smith remembers Lou Reed: "He was our generation’s New York poet, championing its misfits as Whitman had championed its workingman and Lorca its persecuted."
On Sunday morning, I rose early. I had decided the night before to go to the ocean, so I slipped a book and a bottle of water into a sack and caught a ride to Rockaway Beach. It felt like a significant date, but I failed to conjure anything specific. The beach was empty, and, with the anniversary of...
Postscript: Lou Reed | New Yorker
Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed. Farewell letter Rolling Stone.