NABOKV-L post 0026209, Mon, 1 Jun 2015 12:06:28 -0300

Hemon's favorites and VN's "Pnin"

Jorio Dauster sends:

P5Pfg> Aleksandar Hemon's 6 favorite books

Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov (Vintage, $15). Nabokov's main characters are often
haughty - if fascinating - sociopaths. But I love Timofey Pnin because his
incapacity for handling the world is downright heroic. Everyone admires
Nabokov for his turn of sentence and sparkle of metaphor. He was also a very
funny man, and one of the great literary architects. Every piece is in its
place because there is no other place for it.

- <> Aleksandar
<> Hemon is the author of the novels Nowhere
Man and The Lazarus Project, both National Book Award finalists. His new
novel, <>
The Making of Zombie Wars, follows a writer working on a screenplay about a
zombie apocalypse.

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