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Retracing "Lestrygonians" in Modern Day Dublin

While visiting Dublin this past June, Carine and I decided to try out the “In the Footsteps of Leopold Bloom” walking tour hosted by the James Joyce Center. 435 more words

ULYSSES BY JAMES JOYCE

James Joyce was going to give us back our precious English language one day, but he died, unfortunately, and so his reputation as an obscurist, overtly difficult, almost humanity hating , writer was cemented. 282 more words

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THE SIXTEENTH OF JUNE explores entire lives in a single day

  

The Sixteenth of June

By Maya Lang

Scribner Books

June 3, 2014

$25.00, 256 pages

Maya Lang’s debut novel, The Sixteenth of June, is a closely observed examination of a family struggling to hold themselves together in the face of mounting pressure on the members to spin off in several directions. 1,137 more words

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