- New York TimesAug 27 06:04 AM
Almost 100 years after his death, Marcel Proust has finally cracked the best-seller list. Sort of.
- Arts JournalAug 20 04:09 AM
“Like everybody who is not in love, he imagined that one chose the person whom one loved after endless deliberations and on the strength of various qualities and advantages.”
- Arts JournalAug 18 04:09 AM
“We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full.” Terry Teachout, who writes this blog, is the drama critic of The Wall Street Journal and the critic-at-large of Commentary.
- The GuardianAug 13 09:53 AM
As I devoured the book in an Edinburgh tenement, I was transported to another state of being - it even felt as if my heart rate slowed I don’t keep diaries, so I don’t know the year, but some time in the late 1980s I was spending the summer in a borrowed flat in Edinburgh. I had finished an art degree, my friends had left the city and all the usual distractions had gone. I didn’t have much money...
- Seth Lui via Yahoo! Singapore NewsSep 03 09:38 PM
“A taste of France” Famous French patisserie Angelina has come our sunny island with its fleet of teas and desserts in tow! Three things come to mind when I think of Paris: Honeymoon destination, the Eiffel Tower and the Parisian cuisine. The state is known for these three things, and now you will be able The post Angelina: Singapore French Restaurant Review appeared first on SETHLUI.com.
- The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 09:00 PM
Let designer Joseph Altuzarra help you out with his reading list for the Mandarin Oriental, New York's Bedside Reading Program.
- IlliniHQ.comAug 23 06:38 AM
Art scene UI art show CHAMPAIGN — The 90th University of Illinois art and faculty show will open Thursday at Krannert Art Museum along with three other fall shows that offer a little something for everyone — including Marcel Proust's settee. read more
- HIPPO Reads via Yahoo! Singapore NewsAug 18 02:00 AM
In this week’s Top Reads, Science Correspondent Irene Park has five top picks that explore the big questions of the human condition: mind, identity, death, and evolution. 1. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain As an introvert, I have always wondered whether I should change myself
- The Wall Street JournalAug 31 11:31 PM
Still relatively unknown, Gustave Caillebotte, a patron of many leading Impressionists, was a skilled painter himself.
- Free TimesAug 10 01:57 PM
Amy Carol Reeves lives in Columbia, where she works as an assistant professor of English at Columbia College and writes young adult novels. Recently, she completed a trilogy surrounding the Jack the Ripper murders in Victorian London; learn more at amycarolreeves.com .
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