Thursday, February 06, 2014

What kind of tree is that?

"Vladimir Nabokov, American novelist and literature professor, who once had something like the following conversation with a student at Cornell University: "Mr. Nabokov, I want to be a writer." Nabokov looks up from his reading he points to a tree outside his office window. "What kind of tree is that?" he asks the student. "What?" "What is the name of that tree?" asks Nabokov. "The one outside my window." "I don't know," says the student. "You'll never be a writer." says Nabokov.
VN COLLATION #1 by Suellen Stringer-Hye