10 - 12 times, a prodigious feat, and he wasn't even from Foxborough. Read about it here. I am in total awe.
Roger Shattuck Read Proust Many Times
Proust and his masterpiece, Remembrance of Things Past, will be my obsession, fixation, demon, cattle prod, hobby and motivator in 2007. Will reading Proust, thinking about the man and his milieu and his great novel inform my writing?