NABOKV-L post 0023634, Mon, 4 Feb 2013 00:33:32 -0800

VN Sighting: Imagination...Nabokov-land

An interview with Nicholas Pileggi, the writer of Goodfellas and Casino:

To attempt storytelling on such a grand scale Pileggi had to excavate hard into the facts of the genesis of Las Vegas. "I am a journalist at heart," he says. "I have no imagination. When you are free from a story that happened it has the freedom to go anywhere and I am no good out there in Nabokov-land..."

A. Bouazza

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