Today would've been the 143rd bday of the author of In Search of Lost Time. Remember when I actually made it through Swann's Way? Yeah... I'm pretty awesome. #marcelproust #insearchoflosttime #swannsway #birthday
Since Bermuda is a British territory (and I already started the tradition of saying "bye" in the languages of the places I'm going. Once DOES make a tradition. SHUT IT!), I'm saying "cheers!" to all my loyal, gorgeous, brilliant readers. At this time on Sunday, I'll be setting sail to the pristine pink sand beaches of Bermuda. As of Friday afternoon, I did not complete Swann's Way. If I finish it before Saturday evening, I will post the review. But, as is normal, I still
Some fun facts about Monsieur Proust as we continue our journey through the first volume of In Search of Lost Time. Proust's full name was Valentin Louis Georges Eugene Marcel Proust Proust struggled with asthma throughout his lifetime. He died from a bout of pneumonia on November 18, 1922. In Search of Lost Time was written after a self-imposed seclusion shortly after the passing of Proust's mother. It was published posthumously. The pages total 4,600 and features more th
... but this post is about something I read on Oprah.com.
Now I'd like to believe that, by this time, you've come to trust me. I promise I will never lead you astray- into a world where we read a book the instant we see the Oprah Book Club stamp on the front cover. But for now, please just take my word for it.
I am approximately 33% of the way through the first volume of In Search of Lost Time. And I will admit... I am completely enamored. I find myself reading Prous
Every time I pick up Swann's Way, I think of this... Per IMDB: Swans Crossing was a short-lived half-hour serial following the lives, loves, and intrigues of twelve wealthy teenagers who stir up scandal and excitement in their small town. Among them are: Sydney Rutledge, the mayor's scheming daughter; Garrett Booth, a manipulative charmer and Sydney's blackmailing ex-boyfriend; Mila Rosnovsky, a former television star; and Neil Atwater, a young scientist who is trying to cre
I'm both excited and nervous about our next book. Only because Rory Gilmore, herself, said it took her forever to read.
Our first book in S1:E11 is...
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
(Unfortunately, I'm not reading a gorgeous leather-bound volume borrowed from Max Medina. But it wasfree on the Kindle!) #marcelproust #swannsway
Baby Girl Jesus never did locate her missing arm. Lorelai invited Narcolepsy Boy to use the front door. Richard almost ruined Christmas (jerk). Lorelai made the mistake of telling Luke that he "always looks good".
As the giant man-turned-beetle exits stage right, we finish Forgiveness and Stuff. And as Lorelai tells us what "Marcel Proust would say...", we begin Paris is Burning. In episode 11, let's just say that Lorelai is rather busy... she gets nervous about Rory's