A first edition of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses smuggled out of Paris in 1922 and read aloud to the young Vladimir Nabokov is to be offered at Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs sale in London on June 18. It is estimated at £15,000-20,000.
Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare and Co in 1922 though
Syracuse, NY—The Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries has acquired the estate archive of Irish writer Padraic Colum.
Born in County Longford in 1881, Colum attended University College Dublin. In Dublin, he joined the Irish Republican Army, gaelicized his name, and began writing poetry and plays. His award-winning one act play The Saxon Shillin’ attracted