How ‘Lolita’ Freed Me From My Own Humbert | With Jameela Jamil

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"Lolita," Vladimir Nabokov’s novel about a man’s sexual obsession with a young girl, is famously controversial. But when Bindu Bansinath started to read it, it unexpectedly became a kind of road map for her, showing her a way out of the situation she was in.

Jameela Jamil ("I Weigh") reads her piece.

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