Wednesday, August 18, 2010
U.S. Edition of Lolita Published 52 Years Ago Today
1959 National Book Award winner and finalists.
50 Years Later, 'Lolita' Still Seduces Readers, NPR, 9/15/2005. (Lolita was first published in France in 1955.)
Full disclosure: Lolita is the only book by Nabokov that Retiring Guy has read.
Still in demand. (LINKcat screenshot)
And Stanley Kubrick did a great job translating the book to film.