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Archive for November, 2005

Of the Kong

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Today my contributor's copy of the excellent BenBella 'Smartpop' collection King Kong Is Back popped onto my hallway mat. Which is timely. Lots and lots of goodies in here, amongst them my essay -- called 'Why Does My Daughter Love King Kong So Much?' It answers the question in its title, thereby throwing a fascinating [...]

What’s next in this sequence: Tolstoi, Dostoieskvi, early Nabokov and …?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

Perhaps not Adam Pobeptc though. But even so, how cool is this cover? This gives you both Salt and On in one supergreen omnibus edition, available to all Russian speakers from all good Russian shops. As I tell my creative-writing first-years (nice bunch, by the way): Nabokov is verily as a god to me. (That'd [...]