CW: This episode discusses child abuse present in the book Lolita. If this is a subject you’re sensitive to, you might consider skipping this episode.
The book is called Vladimir and is about an obsession with a younger man that leads to a kidnapping. But the similarities to Nabokov’s Lolita don’t end there. Mary and Nicole talk about how Vladimir echoes Lolita, and what it means to write a book in conversation with another book.