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Ulysses: A Few Thoughts on Scylla and Charybdis.

N.B. I’d planned to post this as a comment on a friend’s site, but apparently my comment is too long. So I’ll just blog it here, and post a link to this blog posting on his site. 807 more words

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


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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