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Short story: After the Race by James Joyce (1914), listened to on the Morning Short podcast. Recommended.

Poem: Snake by D. H. Lawrence, listened to through Librivox. 19 more words

Ray Bradbury Challenge

Top 10 novels

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, by James Joyce (1916) is a fabulously constructed coming of age novel about a young man growing up in 1890s and early 1900s in Ireland, coming of age both as a young man and as an artist (the novel is as autobiographical as one of Vincent van Gogh’s self-portraits is a portrait of the troubled painter). 2,388 more words


"Finnegan Joyce" - Fiction by Ron Kolm

From our Summer 2016 issue, “Finnegan Joyce” is Ron Kolm‘s funny & raunchy riff on the late great James Joyce.

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Things I Wasn't Able to Complete the First Time (Or Ever; Literature Edition)

A few posts ago, I mentioned how I wasn’t able to read the LOTR books after my first, second, or even third attempt. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, and I was more than happy that I tried once more. 684 more words


Here Comes Everybody- an intimate portrait of James Joyce's Dublin

The Real People of Joyce’s Ulysses – A Biographical Guide by Vivien Igoe, UCD Press, 360 pp, €29.50

Reading Ulysses for about the third or fourth time, it is extraordinary how much more easily it moves along. 622 more words


The cyborg on the page

In an excellent anthology of his short stories, the author Joe Haldeman describes an exercise that he used to give to his students at M.I.T., where he taught a course on science fiction for many years. 1,110 more words