Books We’d Buy if We Won the Lottery

Ever thought about what book you'd spend a ridiculous amount of money on if you won the lottery, came into an inheritance, or found a thumb in a soda can? We have.

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

A list of things one reader would rather do than reread ULYSSES

My Travels with the Joyceans

One reader encounters...passionate...Joyce fans in her attempt to read Ulysses.

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 ...

The 10 Best Top 100 Book Lists

A few weeks ago, Rioter-in-Chief Jeff O’Neal’s From Zero To Well-Read in 100 Books book list post nearly brought the ...

5 Bookish ‘Idea’ Videos That Will Blow Your Mind

Have you all heard about PBS Idea Channel? If you love anything to do with geekery or nerdism (actual words? ...

Belated Bloomsday: A Beginner’s Guide to ULYSSES

James Joyce’s Ulysses is one of those books that I really, really want to read, but I open it up and then ...

Readin’ On A Jet Plane: How Do You Pick Books for Long Flights?

First World Problems existed long before some smug 20th century types erected a podium for countries to congratulate themselves for ...

How To Make Plagiarism Pay

Pity poor Q.R. Markham. Plagiarism’s current pin-up should have heeded the Delphic words of Wham! George Michael, that short-shorted, hairy-chested ...