Houseguests and projects have prevented my reading and posting, alas! In the meantime, for you Proust addicts, and aren't we all, here are a couple of sites to check out.
Lydia Davis is a renowned and respected translator of Proust and a writer in her own right.
And Creme de Violette has a few words?
And Tom Raymond, on reading Proust:
See! Everyone isn't too caught up in day-to-day stuff to read Proust.
The Other Odette