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Gertrude Stein’s “Word Portrait” of the Love of Her Life, Illustrated
Gertrude Stein’s “Word Portrait” of the Love of Her Life, Illustrated

“Some one who was living was almost always listening. Some one who was loving was almost always listening.”

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How One of Literature’s Greatest Loves Began: The Fateful Meeting of Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein
How One of Literature’s Greatest Loves Began: The Fateful Meeting of Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein

“She had remarkable eyes, very large and lively, the kind that seem to send off sparks, that sometimes look glowing with an inner fire.”

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Gertrude Stein Reads “A Valentine to Sherwood Anderson”
Gertrude Stein Reads “A Valentine to Sherwood Anderson”

“Very fine is my valentine and mine, very fine very mine and mine is my valentine.”

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The Odd Habits and Curious Customs of Famous Writers
The Odd Habits and Curious Customs of Famous Writers

Color-coded muses, rotten apples, self-imposed house arrest, and other creative techniques at the intersection of the superstitious and the pragmatic.

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Tender Buttons: Gertrude Stein’s Vintage Verses About Objects, Illustrated by Lisa Congdon
Tender Buttons: Gertrude Stein’s Vintage Verses About Objects, Illustrated by Lisa Congdon

A book is a book is a book. Or is it?

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The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, Illustrated
The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, Illustrated

Love, loss, and the conquest of French cuisine.

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