Vladimir Nabokov lived in Ithaca when he wrote Lolita, just up the street from me in fact. Cornell students still make a pilgrimage to his former office, in attempt to channel his energy, his undeniable genius. It’s strange to think that he lived just up the street from me. You see, there’s a little part of him in everyone.
Humbert Humbert = Hombre Hombre = Every Man