For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill. - Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust's Birthday! "Join us on Proust's birthday to celebrate the publication of The Collected Poems of Marcel Proust, edited by Harold Augenbraum, and featuring the work of 20 poets and translators. Augenbraum, founder of the Proust Society of America, will be joined by contributors Meena Alexander, Marcella Durand, Wayne Koestenbaum, Anna Moschovakis, Mark Polizzotti and Susan Stewart." DATE AND TIME: July 10, 2013 - at 7:00pm.