By Andy Warhol
A loosely shaped autobiography via Andy Warhol, advised together with his trademark mix 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 set of riffs and reflections—he talks approximately love, intercourse, foodstuff, attractiveness, status, paintings, funds, and good fortune; approximately long island, the United States, and his youth in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; approximately his sturdy occasions and undesirable in manhattan, the explosion of his occupation within the sixties, and his lifestyles between celebrities.
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