New Orleans will celebrate James Joyce’s Ulysses with a Bloomsday get-together featuring some of the city’s most exciting writers. Yuri Herrera, Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa, Benjamin Morris, Brian Boyles, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and Katy Simpson Smith will be among those who conduct a marathon reading of the towering Irish novel from 6 – 8 p.m. on … New Orleans celebrates Joyce’s Ulysses with Bloomsday June 16 at the Irish House
As Americans read fewer and fewer books and feel generally more isolated in the technological age, there has emerged a response among lovers of literature that seems to address both issues—mass public book readings that engage attendees both literarily and socially. One such event, April Toole’s Day: A Celebration of John Kennedy Toole’s Confederacy of … Celebrate April Toole’s Day at the Irish House with a mass public reading of Confederacy of Dunces
A map of Dublin, drawn by Vladimir Nabokov, based on Ulysses. New Orleanians will celebrate the (fictional) life and times of James Joyce’s protagonist Leopold Bloom with a communal marathon reading of the famous novel that features Bloom’s antics, Ulysses, at this year’s Bloomsday, sponsored by Crescent City Books, beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 16, … Bloomsday 2014: New Orleans does Dublin via Joyce – Again!
Join a bevy of local writers and James Joyce enthusiasts as New Orleans celebrates Bloomsday with a marathon reading of Ulysses beginning at 2 p.m. this Sunday, June 16, at the Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.). The event will last for at least two hours, with a docket of readers that includes local literati … Thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart: New Orleans celebrates Bloomsday this Sunday with a marathon reading of Ulysses
Crescent City Books will host a 12-hour marathon reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses this Saturday, June 16, at the Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.) in celebration of your favorite literary nerd holiday and mine, Bloomsday! The event encourages folks young and old, bookish and barely literate, to take part in the reading of one … Saturday is Bloomsday!