Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir

Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir

Rosamond Bernier


Rosamond Bernier has lived an strangely complete life―remarkable for its vividness and variety of experience―and she has recognized many (one is tempted to assert all) of the best artists and composers of the 20 th century.

In Some of My Lives, Bernier has made a type of literary scrapbook from a unprecedented array of writings, starting from diary entries to her many contributions to the artwork magazine L'OEIL, which she cofounded in 1955. the result's a multifaceted self-portrait of a lifestyles proficient and surrounded through the arts.

Through the tales of her encounters with many of the 20th century's nice artists and composers―including Pablo Picasso, Leonard Bernstein, Max Ernst, Aaron Copeland, Malcolm Lowry, and Karl Lagerfeld―we come to appreciate the sheer richness of Bernier's reviews, interactions, and stories. the result's pithy, hilarious, and wise―a richly worthwhile chronicle of many lives totally lived.

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