We’ve moved!
Visit the new Library of America blog at our new website: www.loa.org/news-and-views

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Vladimir Nabokov shares his enthusiasm for Lolita jackets from around the world

The good folks at Vintage/Anchor pointed us to the following video on YouTube. Particularly delightful is Nabokov’s quip about the Turkish cover (“I'm not sure who is—who is older!”).

See a previous Reader’s Almanac post about the reception of Lolita upon its publication—and the hostile rejection letters Nabokov initially received.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Wikio - Top Blogs - Literature