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"very good so far, all about JJ's continuous battles to get into print (9 years to get Dubliners published). World war one breaks out, Europe explodes, violent death is all around,and with a wife and 2 kids and no income, Joyce begins Ulysses." 13 hours, 57 min ago

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Paul is on page 64 of 432 of The Most Dangerous Book: very good so far, all about JJ's continuous battles to get into print (9 years to get Dubliners published). World war one breaks out, Europe explodes, violent death is all around,and with a wife and 2 kids and no income, Joyce begins Ulysses.
The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
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mark monday is reading Tampa: reading this on the bus this morning was an uncomfortable experience. please don't look at the book over my shoulder while I'm reading this, madam. it will only make this ride more awkward.
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The Most Dangerous Book by Kevin Birmingham
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"no, that one escaped me; but I do remember a very unsettling alternative to crucifixion in Poul Anderson's story "Kyrie" - do you remember that one? "
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Faith and Unbelief by Stephen Bullivant
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This little book is about how Christians think about the recent rise of atheism. It could have been interesting but most of it was fantastically silly. I will pick out two discussions which caused much rolling of the eyes.

In religion you often get ru...more
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Short Lives by Katinka Matson
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Biographies are as different from each other as people. Some are like Vlad the Impaler and some are like Winnie the Pooh. And some are like Vlad the Pooh and Winnie the Impaler.

I’ve been reading Carole Angier’s book on Jean Rhys, and wow, Carole rea...more
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