June 7th, 2011
Episode 206 of 447 episodes
This week's magazine has a selection of letters written by Vladimir Nabokov to his wife, Vera, while on a college lecture tour in 1942, translated by Brian Boyd and Olga Voronina. Here Blake Eskin talks with Boyd and Voronina about how Nabokov's letters compare to his fiction, and why letter writing was an essential part of the Nabokovs' long marriage.
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