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Forgotten Albums: Keep Your Silver Shined

I thought I'd have a go at some music criticism after listening to this album for the first time in about a decade. *Keep Your Silver Shined* is Virginia-based folksinger Devon Sproule's third studio album, from 2007. I was very much enamoured of it when it was new, and listening to it again now I find it's not only held up, but has even improved with changing contexts.

La Belle Époque

On the occasion of---well, on the occasion of a bunch of things, but for starters---learning of Penguin's publication (in 2002) of a new translation of Marcel Proust's *In Search of Lost Time*, I began reading Proust, for real, this year.