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Martin Amis's Experience: A Memoir (2000) is full of Nabokovian literary allusions and personal anecdotes. The son of writer Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis is a writer-celebrity of rock star proportions in England. Like Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited, Amis's Experience: A Memoir contains an interesting index and photographs as well as elaborate word play.

Brian Boyd's Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years (1990) and Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years (1991) are thoroughly researched companion volumes that form a complete biography of the man and writer.

Dorothy Day's The Long Loneliness: An Autobiography (1952) provides an interesting contrast to Nabokov's autobiography (in both its 1951 and 1966 versions). Day deeply appreciated literature and aesthetic pleasures but remained committed to a socially active, religious life.

An interesting contrast to Nabokov can be found in Wallace Fowlie's set of four interrelated memoirs published by Duke University Press. Whereas Nabokov was primarily a writer who also...

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