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Simone de Beauvoir

A Biography

Deirdre Bair


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From Simon & Schuster, this definitive biography is based on five years of interviews with Simone de Beauvoir, and is written with her full cooperation.

Author Deirdre Bair penetrates the mystique of this brilliant and often paradoxical woman, who has been called one of the great minds of the 20th century, and surely, one of the most famously unconventional figures of her generation.

Touchstone, 9780671741808, 720pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 1991

About the Author

Deirdre Bair was a National Book Award-winning biographer and literary scholar.