Tag Archives: James Joyce

Help Save a Paris Landmark

I have had the pleasure of visiting Paris many times over the last 40 years. And ever time that I’m in Paris the iconic bookstore Shakespeare and Company is one of my first stops. Even if you have never been … Continue reading

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Mean Streets of Dublin


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Dear George Orwell

The British Library has just released over 300 literary treasures relating to 20th century writers available online for the first time. The amazing collection includes literary drafts, rare first editions, notebooks, letters, diaries, newspapers and photographs from James Joyce, Virginia … Continue reading

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Reading By The Numbers

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Better a book than a green beer

Continuing an annual tradition of celebrating Irish Literature on St Patrick’s Day for the fifth year, the Irish Arts Center of New York City will be handing out thousands of free books to school children and commuters. Volunteers will distribute … Continue reading

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Just In Time For Bloomsday

Designed for “saunterers, idlers and tech-savvy literati”, and launched just in the nick of time for this year’s Bloomsday celebrations, JoyceWays is a new app developed by students at Boston College in conjunction with Dublin’s Joyce Centre.   The app … Continue reading

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