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The Greatest Biscuits in the World

By posted at 12:00 pm on February 25, 2013 0

It’s funny and fitting that Madame Proust, in a letter now on display at the Morgan Library, implored her son to share persnickety details about what time he got up in the morning. Another thing the exhibition, which celebrates the hundredth anniversary of Swann’s Wayreveals: early drafts of the book used “biscottes” in place of “madeleine.”

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