Patti Smith’s ‘Horses,’ Susan Choi and a cop poet

April 25, 2019

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A punk, a writer and a poet: Patti Smith, Susan Choi and Edward Doyle-Gillespie.

A punk, a writer and a poet: Patti Smith, Susan Choi and Edward Doyle-Gillespie.

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Arista Records, Heather Weston, Courtesy of Edward Doyle-Gillespie

Kurt Andersen talks with Susan Choi, whose engrossing new novel about on- and off-stage drama at a performance arts high school is called “Trust Exercise.” How Edward Doyle-Gillespie ended up writing poetry about being a Baltimore cop. And This Woman’s Work, our new series in collaboration with Classic Album Sundays that highlights classic albums by female artists, kicks off with Patti Smith’s groundbreaking first album, “Horses.”

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