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

Fw: VN in the news
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From: "Suellen Stringer-Hye" <>
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> From an article on revamping PLAYBOY
> 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
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.