It’s never too late to come up with a literary stocking stuffer, at least as long as your neighborhood bookstore is open on Christmas Eve. What you’re looking for, of course, is something not too big that packs a punch. Isn’t that precisely the definition of a novella?
Melville House, the small press based in Read More
At the risk of sounding a bit elitist and foppish, I must confess that while Madge was trying to save Malawian infants, I spent most of last week attempting to conjure up the ghost of Marcel Proust.
Faced with the challenge of concocting an event to launch the new Lanvin men’s collection at Barneys, I Read More
Raúl Ruiz’s Time Regained , from a screenplay by Gilles Taurand and Mr. Ruiz, based on the volume Time Regained from In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust, may or may not appeal to people who have never read Proust and have only a vague idea of his importance in world literature, an importance Read More
When you enter the Gianni Versace exhibition in the lower depths of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, what you find conspicuously inscribed on the walls of the show are a number of quotations from Marcel Proust’s great novel, Remembrance of Things Past. One of them declares that “What artists call posterity is the Read More