Monday, July 9, 2007

This Week in Reading July 8 - 14

We settle in for a more normal summer week after the disruption of a midweek holiday and find that the authors born this week in July still include Nobel prizewinners like Pablo Neruda and Isaac Bashevis Singer. They range from fabulists and visionaries who toil in the farther fields of imagination to those who carefully choose their words and care how they look on the page.

This Week's Question: Marcel Proust, in ill health, spent the last three years of his life in his cork-lined bedroom. He wrote À la recherche du temps perdu. What is that title (usually) in English and what are the titles of the seven volumes it contains?

Answer to Last Week's Question: The centennial exhibition of the works of Frida Kahlo is currently in Mexico City at

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