East End Ink is a monthly literary review based on Long Island’s east end.
The program is recorded at Canio’s Books, 290 Main St in Sag Harbor and other venues on eastern Long Island.
It airs on WPKN 89.5FM Bridgeport and wpkn.org on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM.
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Monsieur Proust's Library - Anka Muhlstein
Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems he was unable to create a fictional personage without a book in hand. Two hundred of his creatures inhabit his fictional world, and sixty writers hover over them. These writers--among them various classical authors of the seventeenth century such as Mme de Sévigné the letter-writer, Racine the playwright, Saint-Simon the memoirist, and novelists and poets of the nineteenth century, including Balzac, Baudelaire and Dostoevsky--are not there for show; their works play an active role in the construction of In Search of Lost Time.
Anka Muhlstein talked about Monsieur Proust's Library (Other Press)at Canios Books in October 2012.