mercoledì 20 settembre 2017

universitybookstore:“Please accept, Monsieur, the expression of...


“Please accept, Monsieur, the expression of my highest regards,” – wrote Marcel Proust to the noisy dentist in the apartment upstairs.   What the asthmatic genius craved, of course, was silence. This new book, Marcel Proust: Letters to is Neighbor, translated by Lydia Davis, is a study in courtesy, patience, and how to survive in a cork-lined bedroom.

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