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I reread “Araby” the other day because every once in a while, I like to remind myself of the power of the stories in Dubliners… 49 more words

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Confessions of a bibliopath

The New York Times runs a feature in its book section called “By the Book,” where famous authors are asked a set of questions. The… 1,956 more words

Day 919 - #38 Learn the Sunshine Hornpipe on the fiddle

Why oh why do I put things like this on my list?!  I first heard this tune long before I started to learn the fiddle.  It’s on one of the Dubliners albums and it sounds so lovely – logical and reasonably simple.  177 more words


Pigging Out on Poetry

I’ve often wondered if some of my inability to remember specifics, or even general plots, of literary works I really love is due to the fact that I read them too quickly. 857 more words


I Wish I Had Someone to Love Me

I encountered this song one night at a sing in Kentucky, and it’s stuck with me for years now. Hope you’re ready for your heart strings to be tugged. 150 more words

I interviewed Linda Fallon of de Selby Press about the publisher’s Dubliners project.

Fallon is head book buyer at the famous Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company… 1,326 more words


Word Crush Wednesday - “Dubliners”

Title: Word Crush Wednesday – “Dubliners”

Author: James Joyce

Year Of Publication: 1914

Genre: Short Story Collection


Welcome to Ireland. In “Dubliners,” Irish author James Joyce’s first published work, the 15 short stories take on a tour of middle-class Irish life. 361 more words