Books M Train by Patti Smith Hardcover, 253 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleM TrainAuthorPatti Smith Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents reflections on her inner life from the unique perspectives of the cafâes and cultural haunts she has visited and worked in around the world. Genres: Arts & Entertainment Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Awards and Recognition 16 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List Also by Patti Smith Just Kids Five Years of My Life Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about M Train 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. Review Book Reviews Patti Smith Reveals Her Solitary Soul In 'M Train' Fresh Air October 7, 2015 Smith follows up her National Book Award-winning memoir, Just Kids, with another memoir, M Train. Critic Maureen Corrigan says it is a haunting story about weathering life's storms. Patti Smith Reveals Her Solitary Soul In 'M Train' Listen · 7:17 7:17 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/446589412/446610303" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Punk Icon Patti Smith Releases Second Memoir, 'M Train' October 5, 2015 Singer Patti Smith's latest book is a poetic, free-flowing memoir. In 2010, her memoir Just Kids — about her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — won a National Book Award. Punk Icon Patti Smith Releases Second Memoir, 'M Train' Listen · 6:55 6:55 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/445943695/445943696" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews 'M Train' Is A Poetic Journey Through Life And Loss October 4, 2015 Patti Smith's new memoir is a dreamy, elegiac recollection of loved ones gone too soon, energized by her interests and travels. It jumps in time, from her husband's death in 1994 to Hurricane Sandy.