Eve Babitz, chronicler of 1960s and 70s Hollywood excess, dies aged 78
Babitz’s witty dispatches from Los Angeles featured everyone from Jim Morrison to Steve Martin and made her a cult figure to a generation
Eve Babitz, the Hollywood bard, muse and reveller who with warmth and candour chronicled the excesses of her city in the 1960s and 1970s and became a cult figure to generations of readers, has died. She was 78.
Babitz biographer Lili Anolik confirmed that she died of complications from Huntington’s disease on Friday afternoon, at a Los Angeles hospital. Continue reading...