Summer of Proust

I’m assuming this isn’t going to seem weird to some of you: I spent a good deal of time in libraries growing up. I would just sit there for hours after school, during breaks, or sometimes on Saturdays, totally avoiding the sun and just picking whatever random books seemed interesting on that particular day. I read anything I could get, but there were times I’d get more into books than others, and either check them out or hope they’d be […]

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Proust Visits New York

This year we celebrate the centennial of Marcel Proust’s Swann’s Way, the first volume in a set of books everyone you know has promised to read, and therefore the only volume everyone you know is sure to have read. To commemorate the event, the Morgan Library has assembled a room of Proustian memorabilia.

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