Tag Archives: Ulysses

Pocket Review: The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories Hilary Mantel Henry Holt & Company, 2014 The worth of a book is in the reading, obviously, but there’s also a value to the conversation it creates. To the Lighthouse, Ulysses, On the Road—the aggregate comments they generated took on a life of its own. And a book doesn’t […]


Yes You Will: Happy Bloomsday, 2012!

Happy Bloomsday! I’m assuming everyone else is off at the pub, or having a little grilled mutton kidney, or knocking around Dublin in a white dress as is appropriate to the date. Me, I’m in Boca Raton primping for a family wedding—no stately plump folks in sight, just lots of sleek tans and frosted toenails. […]