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Lana Del Rey snuggles kittens as she celebrates finishing book

by Lola Grishin (2020-07-18)


Lana Del Rey has been hard at work on the second of two books of poetry, which will be accompanied with spoken word LPs. 

And the six-time Grammy nominee recently jetted off for some isolation and creative time to finish her work.

She celebrated finishing Behind the Iron Gates - Insights from an Institution as she snuggled with some kittens Sunday in a black-and-white photo on Instagram.

Cat lady: Lana Del Rey celebrated finishing her book Behind the Iron Gates - Insights from an Institution as she snuggled with some kittens Sunday in a black-and-white photo on Instagram

The 35-year-old wrote: 'Do you know how hard it was to finish the book with these two little terrors!'

She paired the sweet selfie with another black-and-white shot of herself looking exhausted in bed after finishing the book.

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Lana took to Instagram the day before, rocking a retro chic look in a white short-sleeved turtleneck, as she prepared to board a private jet.

She held an equally retro typewriter under her arm, writing in the caption: Tour Quế Lâm 'La who am I to love u.' 

Writer's block: The 35-year-old wrote: 'Do you know how hard it was to finish the book with these two little terrors!'

Jetsetter vibes: Lana took to Instagram the day before, rocking a retro chic look in a white short-sleeved turtleneck, as she prepared to board a private jet

Tools of the trade: She held an equally retro typewriter under her arm, writing in the caption: 'La who am I to love u'

The poet: The Norman F***ing Rockwell artist debuted the first piece from the book of poetry last month on Instagram

The Norman F***ing Rockwell artist debuted the first piece from the book of poetry last month on Instagram.

Entitled Patent Leather Do-Over, the spoken word poem is a tribute to Sylvia Plath and Tour Quế Lâm từ Hà Nội her work The Bell Jar, featuring music by Jack Antonoff.  

Behind the Iron Gates is set to release in March of 2021 through Simon & Schuster, a followup to her debut book.

The first book Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is expected to come out sometime in 2020.

Lana said last year at a concert that the books would be available at mom and pop bookstores in California for only a dollar 'because my thoughts are priceless.'