The letters that Marcel Proust wrote to his housekeeper in the last years of his life are to be sold today at Sotheby's Paris auction house.
Let us hope that a university or other institution that would be likely to put some of the letters on view will be the high bidder.
For the full story: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aKh_5nfb6wv0&refer=muse
What a great Christmas gift!
The Other Odette