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    1. On it was printed a quote by Vladimir Nabokov : “Literature was not born the day a boy crying ‘wolf, wolf’ came running out of the Neanderthal valley with a big grey wolf at his ...

    2. 1955: "Lolita"

      Billings GazetteSep 13 05:02 AM

      In 1955, the novel "Lolita," by Vladimir Nabokov, was first published in Paris.

    3. The Most Powerful Love Letters Ever Written

      Refinery 29 UK via Yahoo NewsSep 05 07:13 AM

      Photo: Rex Vladimir Nabokov to Vera Nabokov The Lolita author met his wife Vera at a charity ball in Berlin in 1923. They were married for 52 years. All of his works are ...

    4. Today In History, Sept. 15: Birmingham Bombing

      The Times and DemocratSep 14 11:30 PM

      ... mystery writer Agatha Christie was born in Torquay. 5 Buy Now 1955: "Lolita" AP Updated Sep 13, 2016 In 1955, the novel "Lolita," by Vladimir Nabokov, was first published in Paris. 6 Buy Now 1972: Watergate AP Updated Sep 13, 2016 In 1972, a federal grand jury in Washington indicted seven men in connection with the ...

    5. His typically heady program notes opened with a quote from Vladimir Nabokov about the birth of literature, that it was born not when a boy fled the valley crying wolf with a wolf ...

    6. Today in History

      Associated Press via Yahoo NewsSep 14 09:01 PM

      In 1955, the novel "Lolita," by Vladimir Nabokov, was first published in Paris. In 1972, a federal grand jury in Washington indicted seven men in connection with the Watergate ...

    7. His typically heady program notes opened with a quote from Vladimir Nabokov about the birth of literature, that it was born not when a boy fled the valley crying wolf with a wolf ...

    8. Vladimir Nabokov put it, “ Don Quixote looms so wonderfully above the skyline of literature...He stands for everything that is gentle, forlorn, pure, unselfish, and gallant.” But ...

    9. James Gleick’s Exhilarating ‘Time Travel: A History’

      The Wall Street JournalSep 23 01:28 PM

      “Time Travel” provides insightful discussions of works by the usual suspects ( Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein ) and notable fellow travelers ( Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges ...

    10. CBS, NBC Plan Sunday Tributes To Playwright Edward Albee

      Deadline via Yahoo NewsSep 17 06:15 PM

      Albee’s failures were nearly as famous as his hits, most notably a Broadway adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita that starred Donald Sutherland. The show was panned at both ...

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