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Rs Recommends: John Giorno’s ‘Great Demon Kings’ Memoir

Rs Recommends: John Giorno’s ‘Great Demon Kings’ Memoir

By now, it seems as if we’ve read, seen, and heard about every reaction possible to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, since it’s been the fodder for countless stories meant to explain to later generations why it was a pivotal point in history. But nothing quite prepared me for a tender moment between Andy Warhol and poet John Giorno 80 pages into his memoir, Great Demon Kings, on that day in 1963.

“Andy and I grabbed each other, hugged and hugged, pressing our bodies together, trembling. We both started crying,

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