Sunday October 25, 2020

A blooming great day for Joyce

James Joyce may have once said that "literature should be about so much more than just sitting around reading books". If so, his dreams come true on June 16 each year, writes Garvan Grant.

15th June, 2013
James Joyce: thought books were a bit boring.

James Joyce once said that "literature should be about so much more than just sitting around reading books". (Note: Joyce may never have actually said these words.) He believed it should be about dressing up in old-fashioned clothes, eating types of food mentioned in books, getting tipsy and generally having a jolly day out with lots of fun-loving people.

If Joyce were alive today, he would be able to witness his dream come true. Today's...

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