Empress of the Lesbians – Ep. 1

Natalie Barney wrote novels, hosted a famous salon, and was known primarily for her love life and scandalizing society ladies. “If I had one ambition it was to make my life itself into a poem.” – NCB

Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)

Wild Heart: A Life by Suzanne Rodriguez

A Perilous Advantage: The Best of Natalie Clifford Barney (edited and translated by Anna Livia)

Wild Girls: Sappho, Paris, and Art: The Lives and Loves of Natalie Barney and Romaine Brooks by Diana Souhami

The Amazon of Letters by George Wickes

Portrait of Seductress: The World of Natalie Barney by Jean Chalon

Romaine Brooks: A Life by Cassandra Langer

The Amazon and the Page by Karla Jay

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