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Diane di Prima
Diane di Prima is a genuine Beat icon that found her inspiration in the city that never sleeps.
The Beat Generation found its theatre troupe with Diane di Prima
“The theatre was the place where almost anything could happen, where the most unlikely events could be made solid, made flesh." —Diane di Prima
Places of interest
Dorothy Parker Society
This organization is best known for its walking tour of Dorothy Parker’s homes, apartments and other hangouts, including the Algonquin ...
CLOSED Opened in 2000, Longitude Books moved from its 30th Street location to just outside Minneapolis in December 2012.
Words with New Yorkers
Gary Shteyngart, The Russian Debutante's Handbook
His story begins in New York, on the corner of Broadway and Battery Place, the most disheveled, God-forsaken, not-for-profit corner of New York’s financial district. On the 10th floor, the Emma Lazarus Immigration Absorption Society greeted its clients.