Sarah Weinman: The Real Lolita
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Author Sarah Weinman shines a light on the kidnapping of young Sally Horner and how her ordeal in the 1940s might have inspired controversial novelist Vladimir Nabokov’s book “Lolita” and what lessons we can learn about victim-blaming.  

Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/sound designer Andrew Eapen/composer Curtis Heath/web designer Ilsa Brink/additional research Ella Middleton 

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