NABOKV-L post 0006895, Wed, 9 Oct 2002 14:54:49 -0700

Subject
Fw: VN in the news
Date
Body
----- Original Message -----
From: "Suellen Stringer-Hye" <Stringers@LIBRARY.Vanderbilt.edu>
>
> ----------------- Message requiring your approval (14
lines) ------------------
> From an article on revamping PLAYBOY
> http://www.salon.com/sex/feature/2002/10/09/playboy/index.html
>
> To its credit, Playboy has continued to run long, in-depth interviews.
> Unfortunately, the Playboy Interview has become almost solely the
> province of sports figures and media "personalities." It's time once more
> to make it the place for politics and culture. Looking through back issues
> from 1968 through the mid-'70s, I found interviews with the likes of Sam
> Peckinpah, Bernadette Devlin and Vladimir Nabokov
>
> Suellen Stringer-Hye
> Jean and Alexander Heard Library
> Vanderbilt University
> stringers@library.vanderbilt.edu
------------------------------------------------------
EDNOTE. Yes, the 1964 Esquire interview by (I think) Alvin Toffler was very
good. It is included in STRONG OPINIONS and a Russian translation is now
available in Nikolai Mel'nikov's new collection.