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Marcel Proust

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  • Getting bookishly appy with the iPhone

     
    Lately people have been asking me with excitement what apps I've got on my iPhone, and I shrug and change the subject. It's a phone, it plays music, it gives me directions, it lets me e-mail from as many accounts......
  • Music review: Faure Quartett stopover

     
    The Fauré Quartett -- which made its Los Angeles debut Saturday night in the ornate, domed Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Mary’s College – came across as four serious, scholarly seeming Germans doing their thing and doing it extremely well.......
  • Happy 85th birthday, Elaine Stritch

     
    Elaine Stritch celebrates her 85th birthday Tuesday night at the Café Carlyle. It’s the final performance of her cabaret show, “At Home at the Carlyle: Elaine Stritch Singin’ Sondheim... One Song at a Time,” and Stephen Sondheim (or rather Mr.......
  • Genius and hypochondria

     
    What do Charlotte Brontë, Marcel Proust and Charles Darwin have in common? They were all hypochondriacs, according to Irish author Brian Dillon. In our pages today, Heller McAlpin reviews "The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives"; the book, she writes:...
  • Critic's Notebook: Götterdämmerung’ -- twilight of a hypnotic spectacle

     
    The end of the first complete cycle of Achim Freyer’s staging of the “Ring” for the Los Angeles Opera left me simultaneously energized and exhausted late Sunday night, as though I had just undergone intense hours of dreaming without the......
  • Let them eat madeleines

    Let them eat madeleines
    Surprise guests with an unexpected twist on dessert. Dazzle them with a basket of warm-from-the-oven madeleines. Madeleines are popping up all over now, from coffee shops to big-box grocery stores. They're often packaged as cookies, but they really are...
  • Go for the gourd

    Go for the gourd
    Jed Weeks follows the rhythms of the beer calendar. The 24-year-old who lives in Mount Vernon knows that as the seasons change, so do the offerings of craft brewers. These days brewers are rolling out their Oktoberfest beers, traditionally Marzen lagers,...