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  • Review: 'Nabokov in America' by Robert Roper

    Review: 'Nabokov in America' by Robert Roper
    During his 20-year stay in the United States (1940–1960), Vladimir Nabokov enjoyed a remarkable friendship with the literary critic Edmund Wilson. The two giants had much in common: Nabokov the Russian and Wilson the Russophile; both men pedantic and exacting in their literary standards; each swift to judge and slow to retract. They developed a warm and mutual affinity, addressing their letters, "Dear Bunny" and "Dear Volodya."
  • E-reader: The true story behind 'Lolita'

    E-reader: The true story behind 'Lolita'
    The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman, 45-minute read, Hazlitt free Sarah Weinman explores the real-life abduction case that inspired Nabokov's "Lolita." In 1948, 11-year old Sally Horner was kidnapped by Frank La Salle, a grizzled former mechanic who kept...

    Reader of the Week: Jean-Luc Bouchard

    Reader of the Week: Jean-Luc Bouchard
    Who I am Jean-Luc Bouchard from New York City. One unique thing about me In second grade, I began reading Roald Dahl and became obsessed with his work. I was stunned to learn that you could just make up what you want in fiction — not just...

    "So Long, See You Tomorrow" by William Maxwell

    "So Long, See You Tomorrow" by William Maxwell
    A boy moves away from his small-town central Illinois home after his father murders a tenant farmer. Years later, an occasional childhood playmate ignores the boy in a high school corridor. Out of that awkward, wordless moment emerged "So Long, See You...

    Artist Steve Roden blends old photos, recordings on new CD

    Artist Steve Roden blends old photos, recordings on new CD
    The genesis of "... i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces," a new book of vintage photographs with musical accompaniment, came simply, during one of artist Steve Roden's regular visits to the flea market. "This is how it always happens —...