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Hello world, it’s Emma back again with the book blog! Once again this semester I found myself taking a break from this fabulous corner of the internet to keep myself at slightly more normal levels of insanity. 396 more words


Finnegans Wake : Chapter 14

I’ve picked up the pace of my reading but it didn’t help my comprehension.

Chapter 14 was short but full of references in dozens of languages that I barely recognized.   32 more words


Celebrate Bloomsday 2017 at the Euro Echo Cafe

We will be celebrating Bloomsday on the evening of Friday, June 16, from 6:30 to 8:00 at the Euro Echo Cafe in Skokie, located at 7919 Lincoln Avenue. 82 more words

Update on update on previous posts

In the blog post I posted on Monday, I announced that the subtitles on my TV hadn’t disappeared or frozen for ages. As Sod’s Law inevitably dictates, on Monday night my subtitles froze while I was watching an old episode of The Chase on Challenge, so I had to retune my TV. 123 more words


Molly Bloom says:

“I was a flower of the mountain-
– yes –
when I put the rose in my hair
like the Andalusian girls used
or shall I wear a red yes… 92 more words

Finnegan’s Wake : Page 400

I slacked off for a while but finally got within 140 pages of finishing the novel. It’s only ten pages until the end of the chapter so this is a pointless celebration but I’ll take whatever I can get.