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Tison's reimagining of Lolita to be published in France

A reimagining of Vladimir Nabokov’s classic Lolita, written from the child’s point of view, will be published in France this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 16:23:01 UTC ]
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Lessons From Nabokov: Finding Freedom in a Foreign Language

I own a 19-year-old copy of Vladimir Nabokov’s Invitation to a Beheading. I place its age from the barcode on its back, which states the name of the bookstore where I bought it: Borders.The one that used to sit on the ground floor of the World Trade Center, the one I’d been to multiple times […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 08:50:43 UTC ]
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Publishing giant George Weidenfeld dies aged 96

Towering figure in British publishing, who worked with authors from Harold Wilson to Vladimir Nabokov, remained engaged with the business until very recently“I try not to think that I might not be here when some of my projects come to fruition”: a 2009 interview with Lord WeidenfeldLord George... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Letters to Vera' by Vladimir Nabokov

Reviews director Louisa Ermelino recommends 'Letters to Vera,' the letters Vladimir Nabokov wrote to his wife between 1923 and 1944. They elevate the mundane and provide a glimpse into another time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A female author's revelation: When the men stopped mattering

There are few things more revealing than a fervent hobby. If you expose someone's passionate pastime, you somehow learn more about him than the activity alone should reveal. Think Vladimir Nabokov's butterflies, or George W. Bush's portraits. As for me, I've practiced only one activity with... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Requiem for Playboy in Its Heyday (Nudes and All)

It's hard to overstate just how much Playboy changed American culture. Not just sexual culture -- as even some of those too young to remember tend to know implicitly -- but media culture, journalistic culture, literary culture, pop culture. That's worth keeping in mind given that Playboy... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conclusive Evidence

The sharpest review of Vladimir Nabokov’s memoir, “Speak, Memory,” was written by Nabokov himself. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 1998-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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