in one single book, nabokov managed to changed the rules of the literary game, teach me half my current vocabulary at age 16, all while instilling in me a relentless envy of those with synesthesia. 

adrian lyne’s version served as an early, lasting fashion touchstone.

in short: happy publication-birthday, lo. i sure am glad you’re in the world. 

(taken day-of, posted a day late. it’s fine.) High-res

in one single book, nabokov managed to changed the rules of the literary game, teach me half my current vocabulary at age 16, all while instilling in me a relentless envy of those with synesthesia.

adrian lyne’s version served as an early, lasting fashion touchstone.

in short: happy publication-birthday, lo. i sure am glad you’re in the world.

(taken day-of, posted a day late. it’s fine.)