By Andy Warhol
A loosely shaped autobiography through Andy Warhol, instructed together with his trademark mixture of irony and detachment
In The Philosophy of Andy Warhol—which, with the subtitle "(From A to B and again Again)," is much less a memoir than a suite of riffs and reflections—he talks approximately love, intercourse, meals, attractiveness, popularity, paintings, cash, and luck; approximately manhattan, the USA, and his youth in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; approximately his strong instances and undesirable in big apple, the explosion of his profession within the sixties, and his lifestyles between celebrities.
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