Tag Archives: Nabokov

all and sundry Sunday

In reading a novel, any novel, we have to know perfectly well that the whole thing is nonsense, and then, while reading, believe every word of it. Finally, when we’re done with it, we may find – if it’s a … Continue reading

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Have a literary coffee

I love this wonderful illustration by Italian artist and designer Gianluca Biscalchin.

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Literary Coffee

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Graphic artist and animator Ben Kling has been having a laugh with his twisted, tongue-in-cheek Valentine’s Day greeting cards. It’s too late to purchase your own cards this year, but you can visit his website and stock up for next … Continue reading

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Is It Map Week ?

Naw, it’s not map week, but maps are… A schedule containing a description of the world, A representation of the whole globe of the earth, or of some particular country upon a plan, or plain superficies. A representation of the … Continue reading

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Covering Lolita

Many thanks to author and jounalist Dieter Zimmer for this post: Vladimir Nabokov’s modern classic, Lolita, has been banned many time since its first publication in the U.S. . Author Dieter Zimmer has put together an impressive collection of 150 book covers … Continue reading

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