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The Original of Laura

Monday, November 16, 2009
 
Vladimir Nabokovís biographer Brian Boyd and graphic designer Chip Kidd, describe turning Nabokovís 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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