The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein

This book is an innovative and unconventional autobiography, penned from the perspective of the author's life partner, providing an intimate view into the lives of the Parisian avant-garde in the early 20th century. It offers a personal account of their life together, filled with anecdotes of their interactions with famous figures such as Picasso, Matisse, and Hemingway. The narrative also delves into the author's own thoughts and experiences, creating a unique blend of biography, autobiography, and personal memoir.

The 441st greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 778

Since this book was first published in 1933, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 778.0.

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