Mark Twain’s autobiography to be finally published, 100 years after his death(Boing Boing)

Goodblood sez, “Just before he died, Mark Twain stipulated that his autobiography should only be published 100 years after he died, and that’s now. Exciting!” ZOMG. Want to read right now! The creator of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and some of the most frequently misquoted catchphrases in the English language left behind 5,000 unedited pages of memoirs when he died in 1910, together with handwritten notes saying that he did not want them to hit bookshops for at least a century. That milestone has now been reached, and in November the University of California, Berkeley, where the manuscript is in a vault, will release the first volume of Mark Twain’s autobiography. The eventual trilogy will run to half a million words, and shed new light on the quintessentially American novelist… “He had

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