Don Reynolds is emeritus professor of English at Southern Oregon University. He has lived in Ashland since 1967 and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Washington.
Vladimir Nabokov in Oregon
Russian-born American novelist Vladimir Nabokov spent the summer of 1953 in Ashland, Oregon, collecting butterflies and working on his new novel, Lolita. A lepidopterist (butterfly collector), Nabokov once estimated that between 1949 and 1959 he and his wife Vera traveled more than 150,000 miles on butterfly trips. In …