A cultural storm swept through the 1960s—Pop Art, psychedelia, Bob Dylan, underground film—and at its center sat Andy Warhol. He knew everybody, from the cultural commissioner of New York to drug-fueled drag queens, and everybody knew Andy. "This is my personal view of the Pop phenomenon in New York in the 1960s," writes Warhol here. "Pat Hackett and I have reconstructed the decade…. It's a look back at what life was like then for my friends and me—at the paintings, movies, fashions, and music, at the superstars and the relationships that made up the scene at our Manhattan loft, the place known as the Factory."
"POPism reads like a novel.... Social history of the rarest kind, set down in ultra-sharp focus by someone who helped shape the events he describes."—The New Yorker