Sylvia Beach

Rare Book of the Month: Ulysses, by James Joyce (1922)

Text page from the first edition of Ulysses The publishing history of James Joyce’s Ulysses is itself a complicated odyssey. Joyce began writing Ulysses, a modernist novel detailing one day (16 June 1904) in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom, in 1914. By 1918 he was sending typescript chapters to Ezra Pound to be published... more