Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was a Russian-American novelist, best known for his novel Lolita. His memoir Speak, Memory was described by Anne Applebaum as “one of the most beautiful memoirs ever written” and is our most recommended memoir.

Books by Vladimir Nabokov

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The Best Books About Chess, recommended by Dominic Lawson

You don’t have to be a genius to play chess, but it helps. British journalist and chess aficionado Dominic Lawson recommends the best books on chess, focusing on some of the great players of the 20th century and including the “best novel ever written about chess players.”

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