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LOLITA in the New York Times

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 08/08/2020 - 20:22

Lolita is in today's New York Times mentioned, en passant, more than once in an interview with Edmund White. You might find it enjoyable reading between articles on grimmer matters. It turns out Edmund White reads Anna Karenina every year and would invite "the three great gigglers" to dinner: Proust, Firbank and Chekhov.




"Nabokoviana" by Bree Huntley

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 08/01/2020 - 05:10

Bree Huntley studied literature with Brian Boyd at the University of Auckland. After several years studying and working abroad, she recently returned to Auckland where she works as a lawyer and enjoys writing fiction and poetry. 

She agreed to share with us the sestina below, inspired by Nabokov's "strong opinions" that still linger in her mind.