Posts Tagged ‘James Joyce’

This Week’s Reading, 17.6.12

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

This week: Gustave Doré, some 19th Century Photoshopping, Bloomsday and the final farewell to Hiram Cronk.

Detail from a Gustave Doré illustration in a French edition of Don Quixote.

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This Week’s Reading, 3.6.12

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Jubilee writers, some terrifying children’s books, poetry by Ryan Quinn Flanagan, The Great Gatsby trailer and much more…

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This Week’s Reading, 22.4.12

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

After a week’s hiatus to deal with the headcrushing chaos of London Book Fair, TWR returns. This week: Kool Keith, post traumatic stress disorder, book spine poetry and Les Fleurs du mal illustrations.

'L'Homme en gloire dans la Paix' by Jean Lurçat (1958)

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Saturday, May 21st, 2011

We all walk. You walk. I walk. Although I am not walking now, but very soon I will walk, I will walk over to the kettle and make myself a cup of tea. Some walk quicker than others, some have a strange walk, some a funny walk, some of us have a serious walk, some march, stride, saunter, glide. Some walks are coquettish and some walks are so supercilious. You could be walking while reading this, you could be wishing you were walking, you could even now walk away. (more…) more»

Do you re-read?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Do you re-read books? I do, but I wouldn’t call myself a serial re-reader; perhaps one book out of every twenty I open is a repeat read.

Though I wasn’t aware of this until recently, re-reading seems to baffle or even offend some people. (more…) more»

F*** eBooks – ‘The Killing of a Bank Manager’ Now Available in Paperback

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s been a long time coming, but finally Honest Publishing’s rip-roaring, James Joyce-esque, experimental, roller coaster, kick-ass, beer-swilling novella ‘The Killing of a Bank Manager’ by Paul Kavanagh, is finally available in good old paperback format – just the way we like it. (more…) more»