“It seems fair to conclude that the 81-year-old, Canadian-born [Frank] Gehry is the most important architect of our age,” writes Matt Tyrnauer. “Like Frank Lloyd Wright, the last great American original in architecture who achieved popular world fame (and who late in life created another iconoclastic Guggenheim Museum), Gehry is an innovator who came from outside the Establishment, an architect against the grain whose sheer genius pulled him to the red-hot center of his art. “
"In all Nabokov's work, the kindliness of memory recreates Eden, just as perversity razes it to the ground," writes Lesley Chamberlain. "We can lose our capacity to interpret the world as good. We can see only darkness."