D. Toklas on September 8 1907 on Toklas' first day in Paris at Sarah and Michael Stein's apartment. Toklas which became a literary bestseller.
". The advent of this book elevated Stein from the relative obscurity of cult literary figure into the light of mainstream attention. She was born in West Allegheny (Pittsburgh) Pennsylvania raised in Oakland California and moved to Paris in 1903 making France her home for the remainder of her life.