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Review: Bend Sister, by Vladimir Nabokov

Synopsis: The state has been recently taken over and is being run by the tyrannical and philistine ‘Average Man’ party. Under the slogans of equality and happiness for all, it has done away with individualism and freedom of thought. 888 more words

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Write Several Times


“I have written—often several times—every word I have ever published.”

— Vladimir Nabokov
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Το "free books" book haul

Πριν λιγες μέρες μια φίλη έγραψε στο Facebook ότι αποφάσισαν με τον άντρα της να καθαρίσουν τη βιβλιοθήκη και να ξεφορτωθούν πολλά βιβλία.

Αμέσως ρώτησα τι σκοπεύουν να τα κάνουν και έδειξα ξεκάθαρα ότι ενδιαφέρομαι :) 132 more words


The "Free Books" book haul

Some days ago a friend posted on Facebook that she and her husband are cleaning up their library and getting rid of many unwanted books. 1,113 more words



Has there ever been a book that so deliberately fucks with its readers’ minds?

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is one of those books that everyone should read once (unless they have serious triggers around the subject matter).  243 more words

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"When I read a story, I skip the explanations"

In my review of Katherine Kurtz’s The Legacy of Lehr, a 1986 science fiction novel, for SF Mistressworks – the review will appear on Wednesday – I use the phrase “Ruritanian sf” as a description of the novel’s… 822 more words

Science Fiction

A Writer

“A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.”

~Vladimir Nabokov 6 more words