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Classics Authors Who Should’ve Been BFFs

Jane Austen and Sei Shonagon would've had so many witty remarks to trade!

Will I Ever Read Ulysses? No, Really

I keep waiting for the perfect opportunity to read Ulysses by James Joyce. I never seem to find it.

Bloomsday or Bust: What I’d Rather Do Than Reread ULYSSES

A list of things one reader would rather do than reread ULYSSES

Authors I Love to Hate

One Rioter talks about the authors she loves to hate -- lovingly, of course!

My Travels with the Joyceans

One reader encounters...passionate...Joyce fans in her attempt to read Ulysses.

Reading Pathway: Ford Madox Ford

The symmetrically named Ford Madox Ford was actually born Ford Madox Hueffer on December 17, 1873. He changed his name ...

The Book I Should’ve Read Before I Went To Ireland

Killarney happens. More precisely, in my case: you make Killarney happen, even if you only half know why you’re going ...

5 Book Recs for the (Imaginary) Kanye West Book Club

Let’s be clear: there is no such thing as the Kanye West Book Club. And, if Yeezy himself is to ...

James Joyce, Portnoy’s Complaint, and the Exuberance of First Books: A Chat with Wayne Johnston

In The Son of a Certain Woman, Wayne Johnston’s Giller Prize-nominated tenth book, we meet Percy Joyce, a disfigured boy coming ...

Best of Literary Google Doodles

Who doesn’t get excited when there’s a great Google Doodle, especially when it’s book related? Here’s a roundup of some ...

Belated Bloomsday: A Beginner’s Guide to ULYSSES

James Joyce’s Ulysses is one of those books that I really, really want to read, but I open it up and then ...

A Novel Idea: Instagram for Books

Through the magic of Instagram, the average person with a cellphone camera can take a normal picture and add depth, ...