Lolita · The Irishman · The End Of True Crime

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61 years ago this week, Vladimir Nabokov’s book Lolita was published, spurring scores of creepy old men to think that their creepiness was somehow okay. It wasn’t until last year, however, that a journalist managed to uncover the true crime tale that provided the skeleton of the novel.

According to Sarah Weinman, the author of The Real Lolita: The Kidnap…

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