New and recommended!
Young Marcel by Kevin St.Francis X. Armstrong (Oxford University Press, 949 pp, $49.99): Teenage Marcel Proust stows away on a freighter to the New World, joins Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders, experiences war, malaria, and first love in the arms of the fiery daughter of a Cuban revolutionary! Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Zack Snyder, starring Shia LaBeouf as "Marcel" and Rihanna as "Chiquita", with special guest star Bryan Cranston as Teddy Roosevelt! Rated R for rough sex, excessive bloodshed and simulated animal cruelty. A Horace P. Sternwall Production in association with the Penmarq Qompany.