Artist Lou Reed passed away on Sunday morning. His friends from all around the literary community have been sharing their memories of Reed on Twitter.
Lou Reed, a longtime friend and contributor, died today at the age of 71. Read an excerpt from our Winter 1972 issue: http://t.co/2RrR2cktNl
— The Paris Review (@parisreview) October 27, 2013
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) October 28, 2013
— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) October 27, 2013
Just a perfect day you made me forget myself I thought I was someone else, someone good #RIP LOU REED
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) October 27, 2013
I really doubt that there would have been Trainspotting without Lou Reed.
— Irvine Welsh (@WelshIrvine) October 27, 2013