nabokov slaps freud around a bit!


Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts. I really do not care. 

—Vladimir Nabokov, Strong Opinions (1973)





gallic wisdom

You’ve got to think of everything . . .

What about my dogs? 


—Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Castle to Castle (1957)