James Joyce Likely Had Syphilis From Prostitutes, New Book Says

Adam Weinstein · 06/03/14 11:20AM

James Joyce—literary titan, slayer of Victorian shibboleths, bane of schoolchildren the world over—was probably crippled and blinded by hooker-caused syphilis, according to new medical and documentary evidence uncovered by a Harvard researcher.

The World Needs You to Bring Ulysses to Twitter

Brian Moylan · 05/25/11 04:41PM

A mysterious man named "Stephen from Baltimore" has initiated a project called Ulysses Meets Twitter 2011, which is an attempt to translate James Joyce's famous experimental novel Ulysses into 140-character size chunks. Here's the kicker, he needs you, yes you to help!

Dear Dirty Dubliner

Richard Lawson · 06/16/09 05:15PM

[That's James Joyce there on the right, next to Sylvia Beach, undated. Today is Bloomsday in Dublin, when the writer's works are celebrated and there's a pub crawl; image via Getty]