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Author Ada Calhoun Discusses Her Book "St. Marks Is Dead"

Season 2017 Episode 1 | 16m 59s

Journalist Ada Calhoun grew up on St. Marks Place in the seventies and eighties, which she describes as simultaneously apocalyptic and magical. She returns home to explore the street’s history in her book, “St. Marks is Dead.” She discusses the special nostalgia for St. Marks Place’s vibe and why she takes comfort from history in ever-changing New York City.

Aired: 04/12/17

Rating: NR

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