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Four by Freund: James Joyce in Paris, 1938

Gisele Freund, Joyce is often found here in the famous little bookshop of Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company. Here we see him having a chat with Sylvia Beach, who published the first edition of Ulysses in her shop, and Adrienne Monnier publisher of the French translation of “Ulysses.” Mlle. 104 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

ON THIS DAY: March 14, 2018

March 14th is

International Ask A Question Day *

Learn About Butterflies Day

MOTH-er Day

National Pi Day
(3.14 etc.) *

Potato Chip Day

Science Education Day… 1,376 more words


Birthday Birthday

Publishing a book is, according to some authors, like giving birth to a baby.  You release it into the world and cut the umbilical of control over your work.  987 more words


Hemingway at War

Hemingway at War –
Ernest Hemingway’s Adventures as a World War II Correspondent
By Terry Mort
Pegasus Books/W.W. Norton 

Money can be easy to come by, especially and obviously when it’s inherited; integrity is not. 857 more words


Eine Amerikanerin in Paris: Spurensuche in der Rue de l’Odéon

Um die Pariser Literaturszene der 1920er und 30er Jahre ranken sich viele Mythen – zumeist männliche, voller Trinkgelage und Sexorgien. Aufgrund dieser Verklärung wird oft übersehen, wie viele Frauen zu dieser Zeit dort tätig waren, ohne die einige der heute weltberühmten Schriftsteller wahrscheinlich gar nicht so weit gekommen wären. 1,734 more words



Pen-wielding pirate,
charting armchair odyssey–
Vision beyond scope.
John Biscello

Angel in Disguise

Frank Sinatra and I shared a mutual acquaintance.  Let me explain.

Just across the Seine from Notre Dame is a little bookshop tucked in a corner on the rue de la Bûcherie. 818 more words