Pasha Malla is the author of five books. Fugue States, a new novel, will be published in May 2017

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Timothy, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Tim-o-thy: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to lisp, at three, against the teeth. Tim. O. Thee. He was  . . .
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Writing the Disaster

On May 2, 1845, William Cooke’s Royal Circus came to Great Yarmouth, a seaside resort town on the eastern edge of England’s Norfolk County. To stimulate interest, the circus scheduled a spectacular opening event: Nelson the Clown would float in . . .
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