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A Century of Shakespeare and Company

A look back at the history of the 100-year-old Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris.

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

Read the comments section of pretty much any site anywhere.

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

Three books to introduce you to the writing of Ford Madox Ford.

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

A Rioter recalls a trip to Killarney, Ireland, that might have been better with a book.

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

If Kanye West had a book club, these are some of the books he should consider selecting (and yes of course I included lyrics).

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 ...