Books Widow Basquiat by Jennifer Clement Paperback, 184 pages, Canongate Books Ltd, List Price: $14 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWidow BasquiatAuthorJennifer Clement Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Jennifer Clement, a friend of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and his muse Suzanne Mallouk, explores the couple's relationship and the years leading up to Basquiat's death of a drug overdose. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Jennifer Clement Widow Basquiat Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Widow Basquiat NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. You Must Read This From Muse To Outcast, A Woman Comes Of Age In 'Widow Basquiat' February 9, 2014 In her unconventional memoir, Jennifer Clement writes about the famous artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and his relationship with Suzanne Mallouk — from Mallouk's perspective. Rebecca Walker says it's harrowing, beautiful and utterly riveting.