1887 b. Baltimore, Maryland.
1902 - 1905 lived in Paris. 1919 Met and began living with Adrienne Monnier; both were friends of Claude Cahun. Founded Shakespeare and Company bookshop and Publishers and lending library which became a gathering place for Intellectual expatriates. 1921 Moved location to opposite Aux amis des livres owned by Monnier. 1922 Published Ulysses - James Joyce who she sent to Man Ray to be photographed. 1927 Portrait -> photo by Berenice Abbott. 1936 Separated from Monnier. Andre Gide organised an annual subscription for book readings. Friends and clients: Ernest Hemingway, whom she called "my best customer," Robert McAlmon, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein; Natalie Barney, and Bryher. 1941 Bookshop and publishers closed. She was in an internment camp during the war. 1962? d. Paris She had a distant cousin Mary Beach. See web -> and aso ->. Shakespeare and Company: Portrait of a Bookshop -> and Legacy of Shakespeare and Company ->. See Timeline