Ana da Silva

Just Kids by Patti Smith

I bought Just Kids in summer 2010 at Waterstones, in Notting Hill, London. My copy is the British first paperback edition. The book is so full of love, warmt... Read more

Ana da Silva

Ana da Silva is a founding member and songwriter of The Raincoats, the pioneering post-punk band that provided inspiration for several generations of artists, and were cited as a formative influence by Kurt Cobain, Carrie Brownstein, Bikini Kill, and Sex Pistols’ John Lydon. In 2005, Ana released her solo debut, The Lighthouse. Ana’s recent appearances with The Raincoats include a 2016 collaboration with Angel Olsen for Rough Trade’s 40th anniversary, as well as a 2017 presentation at The Kitchen, New York of ‘The Raincoats and Friends’, a celebration of Jenn Pelly’s book The Raincoats.