The United States Versus One Book Called “ULYSSES”

In this episode, the story of how an unlikely cast of characters brought James Joyce’s Ulysses to America, got it legalized, and changed how we understand what literature can do.

This episode is sponsored by:

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie

The Lost Woman by Sara Blaedel


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This episode was written and directed by Jeremy Desmon and produced by Jeff O’Neal. Sound editing and design by Kyle O’Neal. Special production assistance from Rita Meade and Blair Anderson.

Enormous thanks to Kevin Birmingham, author of The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses, and Maya Lang, author of The 16th of June.

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