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Monday, April 21, 2014
Herb Gold interview: "Elder Statesman of the Beat Generation"
San Francisco writer and author Herb Gold, deemed an "elder statesman of the Beat Generation," turned 90 on March 9 and celebrated with his kids and grandkids.
From his book- and light-filled flat on Russian Hill, a one-bedroom walkup he calls his "Beatnik pad," the author of more than 20 books talked about the literary life, aging and social media.
He is the father of five grown kids and has six grandchildren, his most recent memoir is titled "Still Alive: A Temporary Condition," and he's written a novel due out this year.
To read the full interview, via SFGate, click
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