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While many are on their summer holiday, many at the beach, few would choose to take alone James Joyce’s Ulysses, 540 more words

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 9

I’ve already shared a few words from one of my favorite authors of all-time, Ernest Hemingway (and there will be many more of Hem’s words to follow).   733 more words


My Review of Ulysses

A few days ago, I downloaded a free trial of Ulysses, a writing app which is supposed to rival Scrivener’s Swiss knife-esque “got it all” attitude with with its (Ulysses’s) utmost simplicity, ease of exporting, and of course, Markdown. 941 more words


Fantasy and thrillers

Go down the rabbit hole with Alice; play quidditch with Harry Potter; float down the river with Huck Finn… If you could choose three fictional events or adventures to experience yourself, what would they be? 247 more words

Daily Prompt

Ulysses, a fragment.

It must be a movement then, an actuality of the possible as possible. Aristotle’s phrase formed itself within the gabbled verses and floated out into the studious silence of the library of Saint Genevieve where he had read, sheltered from the sin of Paris, night by night. 75 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. 1,136 more words

Book Reviews


“Come worthy Greek, Ulysses, come,
Possess these shores with me;
The winds and seas are troublesome,
And here we may be free….

Here may we sit and view their toil… 81 more words