Video: ‘Trying to Float’

Nicolaia Rips is 17 years old and has lived at the Chelsea Hotel her entire life. Her new book, Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotelhas been described as “a bohemian Eloise for our times.” In this video, Rips shares a bit about the process she and her family went through to determine which stories made it into the memoir.

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Beth Golay

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