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    1. Vladimir Nabokov was an indifferent eater, but his writing made sumptuous use of food. Fans will enjoy unearthing links between his fiction and private life in a new collection of letters to his wife.

    2. Vladimir Nabokov was an indifferent eater, but his writing made sumptuous use of food. Fans will enjoy unearthing links between his fiction and private life in a new collection of letters to his wife.

    3. 'Seven Pounds' Helmer Gabriele Muccino to Direct 'Laughter in the Dark'

      The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! NewsFeb 04 09:00 PM

      The film is an adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov erotic thriller.

    4. Muccino’s credits include “Playing for Keeps,” “Seven Pounds” and “The Pursuit of Happyness”.

    5. The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World by William Egginton, Bloomsbury, 239 pages, $27 . A browser wanting a shortcut to the seriousness and exaltation of this hugely readable book about Miguel DeCervantes couldn’t do any better than to search for two obvious names in the index: Jorge Luis Borges and Vladimir Nabokov.

    6. Towering figure in British publishing, who worked with authors from Harold Wilson to Vladimir Nabokov, remained engaged with the business until very recently Lord George Weidenfeld, a giant of British literature who published authors from Harold Wilson to Vladimir Nabokov after arriving in Britain as a Jewish refugee from Austria, has died, aged 96. The publishing house he founded more than 60 ...

    7. For anyone who’s read Vladimir Nabokov’s ever-controversial “Lolita,” Ross Partridge’s “Lamb” will feel like familiar territory. Although the film is based off a different book by Bonnie Nadzam, its story of a man who basically abducts an 11-year-old girl on a journey to America’s heartland is gripping, lyrical and unnerving. What makes it so uncomfortable is that the work constantly asks you to...

    8. After 60 years at the top of the British publishing scene, George Weidenfeld died yesterday at the age of 96. The charming networker befriended popes, presidents and a lot of women.

    9. Thursday The 4th

      The Moscow TimesFeb 03 03:33 PM

      Brothers (Bratya): Alexei Mizgiryov stages Mikhail Durnenkov's version of Luchino Visconti's "Rocco and His Brothers." Gogol Center. 8 p.m. Electra: Timofei Kulyabin stages Euripides' tragedy about a sister and brother seeking revenge on their mother for their father's murder.

    10. The Secret of Immigrant Genius

      The Wall Street JournalJan 19 09:44 AM

      Having your world turned upside down sparks creative thinking.

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