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Monday Jul 7 | Macworld

Brush up on classic literature with these immersive apps

Back in the early days of personal computing, the promise of interactive, multimedia, hypertext books was exciting, notably with Voyager's Expanded Books .

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Independent.ie

What's in a name? James Joyce and a rare, misspelt encounter

A rare signed first edition copy of Joyce's Dubliners is set up fetch up to a 60,000 when it comes up for auction at Sotheby's in London next month.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Truthdig

The Most Dangerous Book

This is, Kevin Birmingham writes, "the biography of a book." That emphasis is worth bearing in mind.

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Leinster Express

Portlaoise artist paints a doorway into Joyce's most difficult book

A despondent grasshopper stares at his reflection in a lake: is he an angel with cloudlike wings floating in ripples of blue; or a horned devil brandishing a trident in burgundy waves of hellfire? One of the 46 beautiful colour illustrations by Portlaoise artist and illustrator Thomas McNally, this striking image is part of a new book which strives ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Major Influence: Extremism on the Rise, Creating Fiction out of Reality

Female student stands in a burnt classroom at Maiduguri Experimental School, which was burnt by the Islamist group Boko Haram to keep children away from school.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Time

The Magic of Dubliners

It was half way through "The Boarding House," a story from James Joyce's collection Dubliners , published exactly 100 years ago, that I realized what good writing really was.

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Examiner.com

Celebrating Bloomsday in New York City

Happy Bloomsday ! Fans of James Joyce know June 16 is the date in the novel " Ulysses ."

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Vanity Fair

Bloomsday Is a Travesty, but Not for the Reason You Think

Today is Bloomsday, the annual celebration in which James Joyce's Ulysses breaks out of the classroom and hits the streets.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

KCSB-FM Santa Barbara

a Bloomsday Special on "The Freak Power Ticket": a Radio...

A BLOOMSDAY Special on "The Freak Power Ticket": A Radio Tribute to JAMES JOYCE & His Epic Novel ULYSSES For many, June 16th has come to be known as "Bloomsday."

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Salon

James Joyce's lyrical, sensual literary legacy: Why so many...

In the "Wandering Rocks" episode of "Ulysses," Tom Kernan and Leopold Bloom discuss the explosion of the passenger steamboat General Slocum in New York's East River that happened the previous day - the greatest loss of life to occur in New York prior to 9/11.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

Celebrating James Joyce's 'Dubliners' at 100

Sunday is the 100th anniversary of the publication of is in the midst of a weeklong Bloomsday celebration , including, on Monday, readings from Ulysses all over town.

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Memex 1.1

James Joyce: the decisive moment

As Bloomsday approaches, references to James Joyce in the more cerebral end of the media crop up with increasing frequency.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Globe and Mail

As Dubliners turns 100, the city Joyce immortalized seems ready to move on

The Hapenny Bridge at rush hour in the evening with colourful buildings in the background SinA©ad McCarthy DUBLIN REGIONAL TOURISM The Hapenny Bridge at rush hour in the evening with colourful buildings in the background SinA©ad McCarthy DUBLIN REGIONAL TOURISM "Do you know what we call him here?" says the woman sitting next to me on my ... (more)

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Speaking of Bloomsday: an informal chat about James Joyce

In an effort to promote literacy in St. Petersburg , I decided to call up my friends Jeff Morris at Wilson's Book World and Tiffany Razzano from Wordier Than Thou, to plan a Bloomsday event on June 16th to honor Irish writer James Joyce and his 768-page masterpiece Ulysses; a book that almost nobody has actually read.

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