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Leopold Bloom Resigns After Erotic Letters Leak

Jonah Green | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books
Jonah Green

Weeks after it was revealed that Leopold Bloom had carried on erotic penpal exchanges with a woman named Martha Clifford, Mr. Bloom has decided to step down from his post at his advertising firm.

PHOTOS Bloomsday 2011: What Will People Be Doing This Year To Celebrate?

Posted 08.16.2011 | Books

Every year on June 16th, James Joyce lovers celebrate Bloomsday to commemorate his modernist masterpiece "Ulysses." "Ulysses" chronicles a day, June 1...

What Would Joyce Do? Ulysses Revisited -- In Comic Form

Joan K. Smith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Joan K. Smith

Ulysses Seen, a serialized electronic comic book adaptation of James Joyce's Ulysses, is a perfect example of a truly crazy idea turning out to be utterly brilliant.

How To Properly Celebrate Bloomsday This Year

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 08.14.2011 | New York

Bloomsday, the annual holiday commemorating the events of James Joyce's Ulysses (which takes place on June 16, 1904) is this Thursday. And New York is...

How To Write A Book: Tips From Famous Authors

NeuroTribes | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

I love books. My late father Donald, who taught Wordsworth and Melville to inner-city kids for decades, used to read Ulysses to me while he carried me...

Love "Ulysses?" Volunteer For The Bloomsday Experiment 2011 | Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

Every year on 16 June lovers of the richest novel of all time -- James Joyce's Ulysses -- celebrate this literary revelation with Bloomsday. Live read...

Kate Bush Finally Given Permission To Use 'Ulysses' Text In Song

Telegraph | 3:27PM BST 04 Apr 2011 | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books

Reclusive singer Kate Bush has been given the go-ahead to use the text of James Joyce's Ulysses for a song, more than 20 years after asking....

EXCLUSIVE Meg Wolitzer's Literary Adventures In Bed: 10 That Don't Include A Good Night's Sleep (PHOTOS)

Meg Wolitzer | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books
Meg Wolitzer

Here are ten other beds that don't include a good night's sleep.

Books You Should Have Read By Now: Readers Admit What Made Their Lists (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.27.2011 | Books

Penguin Books (@penguinbooks) recently tweeted, "So who is up for admitting what books they should have read by now? #abouttimeiread" We've all go...

Getting Slizzard: HuffPost Readers Pick Best Drinking Scenes In Literature (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In "Macbeth," Macduff famously asks, "What three things does drink especially provoke?" To which the porter replies, "Marry, sir, nose-painting, slee...

Reading As An Equalizer: What James Joyce, Shakespeare Can Teach Us Today

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rick Ayers

Kiberd reminds us to hold on to, and honor, the truly democratic project that education must be.

Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments Of Literary Gastronomy | Nina MacLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Watch Man Vs. Food before bed and you go to sleep craving French dipped sandwiches and face-sized burgers with cheese injected into the middle of the ...

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

'Harry Potter,' 'The Giver,' 'Lolita,' 'Howl'

Dan Wilbur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Wilbur

"Lolita," for instance, is now "Likable Rapists." It makes you think that perhaps these new titles are what censors out there really see.

Is This The Funniest Novelist In America? Interview With James Hynes, Author Of 'Next'

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Hynes has in the past made major contributions to the campus comedy genre; with this courageous breakout novel, he's now one of our major American novelists, period.

Bloomsday Marathon At Symphony Space

Huff Post Citizen Reporting | Alex Vadukul | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What does a Joycean look like? The best possible answer could have been could witnessed yesterday morning at 2 AM when a marathon seven-hour Bloomsday...

'Ulysses' iPad App Okayed By Apple: Company Admits Mistake

Comic Book Resources | Brigid Alverson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Here's a nice bit of news for BloomsDay eve: Yesterday, Apple told Rob Berry and Josh Levitas, the creators of Ulysses Seen, that they would be able t...

Bloomsday 2010: 'Ulysses' Celebrated Around The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt and Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bloomsday 2010 is being celebrated around the world today as fans come together to appreciate James Joyce's classic novel "Ulysses." The book, widely ...

Meatless Monday: Celebrate Bloomsday And James Joyces

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"Don't eat a beefsteak. If you do the eyes of that cow will pursue you through all eternity." This isn't me talking or even PETA's latest ad campaign....

iPad Publishes Comic Adaptation of Ulysses

Macworld | Nick Spence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A comic book adaptation of James Joyce's notoriously challenging epic Ulysses is now available on the App Store, but only after Apple demanded cuts....

For St. Patrick's Day, Top 10 Books About Ireland

Christian Science Monitor | Marjorie Kehe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Looking for something good to read on St. Patrick's Day? You've got your pick when it comes to both great Irish literature and that by the multitude o...

Rare Irish Books

Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Beginning today, March 17, 2010 - St. Patrick's Day - Irish bookhounds and hounds of rare Irish books, art, and eiriana - or simply those blessed with...

'Finnegans Wake' Is Out In A New 'More Comprehensible' Edition

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Thirty years of work and 9,000 amendments later, a new edition of James Joyce's most perplexing novel, Finnegans Wake, is promising to provide readers...

Sing Any Good Books Lately?

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

The mission of my blog is to highlight popular songs that are based on, inspired by, or allude to books and authors -- "Books Shelved in Songs," as I say on the site.

Ulysses Meets Twitter: Bloomsday Chronicled In 140 Characters

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Forget about Ashton Kutcher. James Joyce's "Ulysses," one of the most difficult novels in English, is on Twitter. Two devotees of "U...