Books: A Salute to Gertrude Stein

WHAT Is REMEMBERED (186 pp.)—Alice B. Toklas—Holt, Rineharf & Winston ($4).

"About six weeks ago Gertrude Stein said, it does not look to me as if you were ever going to write that autobiography. You know what I am going to do. I am going to write it for you. I am going to write it as simply as Defoe did the autobiography of Robinson Crusoe." In six weeks Gertrude completed The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. It had almost nothing to say about its subject and a great deal to say about Gertrude Stein, but at least it was intelligible;...

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