Wednesday Jul 16
The Culture Gabfest "Migrating Buns" Edition
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Brush up on classic literature with these immersive apps
Back in the early days of personal computing, the promise of interactive, multimedia, hypertext books was exciting, notably with Voyager's Expanded Books .
What's in a name? James Joyce and a rare, misspelt encounter
A rare signed first edition copy of Joyce's Dubliners is set up fetch up to a 60,000 when it comes up for auction at Sotheby's in London next month.
The Most Dangerous Book
This is, Kevin Birmingham writes, "the biography of a book." That emphasis is worth bearing in mind.
Portlaoise artist paints a doorway into Joyce's most difficult book
A despondent grasshopper stares at his reflection in a lake: is he an angel with cloudlike wings floating in ripples of blue; or a horned devil brandishing a trident in burgundy waves of hellfire? One of the 46 beautiful colour illustrations by Portlaoise artist and illustrator Thomas McNally, this striking image is part of a new book which strives ... (more)