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Is There Such A Thing As An Unadaptable Book?

The tagline for Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s most successful work is “How did they ever make a movie of Lolita?” Many contend...

When Book Covers Miss the Point.

Image from Vagenda's Twitter. Today saw the unveiling of the cover for the upcoming book by feminist website Vagenda, headed by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett and...

Why is Lolita “Sexy” But Romance Novels Aren’t?

Trigger Warning for discussions of rape, sexual abuse and paedophilia. I’m a big fan of Flavorwire. They produce some of the most consistently interesting and...

7 Famous Unfinished Works of Literature.

Many readers fear the demise of their creative idols: with it comes the realisation that they’ll never experience a new work from the writers...

Dylan Farrow Is Not Lolita: An Open Letter to Joyce Carol...

Trigger Warning: This article discusses the sexual abuse accusations Dylan Farrow made against her father as well as paedophilia in the context of Vladimir...