St Marks Place Revisited
“All the books that I had read about the Village and bohemia were about these heroes. These wonderful guys who show up and bestow poetry on coffeehouses. But in truth, people hated them.” (Village Voice: http://bit.ly/1P7fptO )
Ada Calhoun, author of new book ‘St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street’ reveals many of the regular residents of New York counter-culture’s epicentric street, more often than not loathed its ‘filthy hipster people, lecturing them about free love’.