Alice B. Toklas


Alice B. Toklas was a writer and art collector. She hosted a salon with Gertrude Stein that attracted many writers and avant-garde painters.


Because of her relationship with Gertrude Stein, Toklas had very little accomplishments of her own. She eventually went on to write her own cook book in 1954, titled, The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook. She also wrote a memoir about herself called, What is Remembered in 1963.
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Life in Paris

Toklas' life in Paris revolved around her relationship with writer, Gertrude Stein. Their love affair became one of the most famous relationships in writing history. Toklas acted as Stein's editor, critic, and secretary. After their relationship ended, Stein took most of their art collection. Toklas wrote a cook book and a self memoir after that.