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Fall Reading List: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

I recently finished A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, bringing me one step closer to the literary goal of reading Ulysses and understanding it.  Overall I enjoyed the book, particularly the chapter describing hell, … Continue reading

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Sailing to Byzantium

Somehow, it’s fitting that I was reading this poem several weeks ago as I flew from Dublin to Istanbul. I There is no country for old men. The young                       … Continue reading

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