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On the Road with the Nabokovs: Vladimir Nabokov’s Trip Across the USA

Nathan Gelgud illustrates Vladimir Nabokov's journey across the U.S.A., and Landon Y. Jones remembers journeying in Vladimir Nabokov's footsteps.


What’s the Real Story Behind Nabokov’s Lolita?

What can you expect from today's Daily Blunt? The truth behind Nabokov's Lolita plot, the unhappiness of the Miracle on the Hudson investigators, and more.


Liberty in Literature: Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran

As this week marks the anniversary of the 1958 publication of Lolita in the United States, we are getting in the Nabokov spirit with Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran, a first-hand account of censorship and intellectual restriction in the Middle East.


4 Recommended Reads by Vladimir Nabokov (That Aren’t Lolita)

In honor of Nabokov's birthday, we’ve compiled four gems -- excluding than the (in)famous Lolita -- by Vladimir Nabokov to reignite your interest in one of literature's unparalleled writers.


This Week in History Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is Published

This week in history -- on August 18, 1958 -- Vladimir Nabokov's seductive classic Lolita is first published in the United States and it was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. Well, not exactly.


Panned in Their Day: Scathing Reviews for Books That Became Classics

It's almost the weekend and to get you almost there, we've also got Hugo Weaving on a transforming experience, an update to 1987's Masters of the Universe and why you might like it, and what's better than a campy remake and Amy Sedaris? Not much.