NABOKV-L post 0018799, Tue, 17 Nov 2009 04:51:38 -0500

Nabokov’s biographer Brian Boy d and grap hic design er Chip Ki dd ...


The Original of Laura
Monday, November 16, 2009

Vladimir Nabokov’s biographer Brian Boyd and graphic designer Chip Kidd, describe turning Nabokov’s 138 hand-written index cards for his last, unfinished novel into book form. That book, The Original of Laura, has now been published, 30 years after it was written.

Event: Brian Boyd and Chipp Kidd, along with Martin Amis, will be discussing Nabokov, and reading from The Original of Laura, its first-ever public reading, as part of "A Celebration of Vladimir Nabokov." A selection of Nabokov's original hand-written index cards will also be on view.

Monday, November 16, exhibition begins at 6:30 pm, talk begins at 8:00 pm
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue

Tickets: $27; $10 for those 35 and under. More information and tickets here.

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