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How to Write Fiction

Terence Clarke | Posted 12.04.2016 | Books
Terence Clarke

James Joyce holds a kind of sway over all Irish literature written in English, mostly because of Ulysses. Whether the novel deserves that sway remains open to debate. What some readers consider a work of great genius is held by others to be one of profound linguistic nuttiness.

Unsentimental Holidays, Part 1: James Joyce and "The Dead"

James Bryson Hyatt | Posted 02.10.2013 | Books
James Bryson Hyatt

I'm going to roll out a handful of suggested books, movies and albums to get you through the holidays without much sentiment -- while also not falling back on cynicism and despair.

Happy St. Patrick's Day: HuffPost Readers Pick Their Favorite Irish Books (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Happy St. Patrick's Day 2011, and in honor of the day of shamrocks, parades and green beer, we asked you to tell us your favorite books by Irish autho...

Happy Birthday, James Joyce: Celebrate By Drinking This Cocktail Inspired By The Author

ahistoryofdrinking.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On this date in 1882, Irish novelist and playwright James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was born in Rathgar, Ireland (a suburb of Dublin)....

12 Months of Great Reads

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kenneth C. Davis

Here are my twelve: Each book celebrates the birth month of an author, a holiday or some other event connected to that month.