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Top 5: Books I read in September

September was a good month when it comes to reading. I read a total of nine books, which is more than I normally read! Today I’m going to share the top five of the books I’ve read in the past month! 892 more words

Reviews

There's a new music video from The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada have revealed their brand new music video for latest single ‘To The Key Of Evergreen‘. Check out the video below! 130 more words

News

EILEEN COWIN: MAD LOVE n. 3

Text by Rosanna Albertini

I lost my mother!
The young man sits at my left side on the bus, dirty nails ―in Italy we say… 843 more words

Twilights

Vladimir Nabokov-Friday Quotation

As previously posted in an interview with Nabokov at The Paris Review:

‘…when in doubt, I always follow the simple method of choosing that line of conduct which may be the most displeasing to the Reds and the Russells.’

Public Debate

'Lolita' by Vladimir Nabokov

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, fastidious college professor. He also likes little girls. And none more so than Lolita, whom he’ll do anything to possess. Is he in love or insane? 810 more words

"If the rule you followed brought you to this, of what use was the rule?"

Friends and enemies, fronds and anemones – hello.  I didn’t really mean to take a hiatus, but I guess it happened anyway.  This is going to be a roundup post, but a little bit of preamble: I have been pretty down lately.   1,907 more words

Review: Véra: Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov by Stacy Schiff (Random House)

One of the questions a critic must ask themselves when dealing with a well-known and very talented artist is something like: “Where did it come from?” Depending on who is answering the question, the reply is sometimes as straightforward as a word. 1,650 more words