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Each day, Garrison Keillor reads a poem and relates stories of significant events touching literary history.

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The Summer You Read Proust by Philip Terman | Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

Remember the summer you read Proust? In the hammock tied to the apple trees your daughters climbed, their shadows merging with the shadows of the leaves spilling onto those long arduous sentences, all afternoon and into the evening—robins, jays, the distant dog, the occasional swaying, the way the hours rocked back and forth, that gigantic... Read more »