Proust's Literary Cookie Crumbles

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Alex Chadwick talks with Slate contributor Edmund Levin about his exploration of a famous moment involving fine literature and fine pastry. The madeleine — a delicate cookie — was featured in Marcel Proust's literary masterwork, Remembrance of Things Past.

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