“Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.” In 1933 Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself a celebrity. Everybody’s Autobiography is the very Steinian account of her soul-satisfying next five years in France, England, and America, where she made a triumphant tour of the country. Here are Stein’s devastating analyses of some of the major figures of the day whom she met—among them Dashiell Hammett, Charlie Chaplin, Pablo Picasso, Marianne Moore, Mrs. Roosevelt, and Sherwood Anderson—and also of her own life and work.
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was born in America and attended Radcliffe College, but lived abroad for the rest of her life, mostly in Paris, where she was a premier member of the Parisian avant-garde. Even among the Cubist painters who were her… More about Gertrude Stein
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Published by Vintage Mar 13, 2013| 320 Pages| ISBN 9780307829771
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