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Malvern presents: Bloomsday

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Bloomsday at Malvern Books


June 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm



It’s Bloomsday! Join us for a celebration of the life of writer James Joyce. Featuring live Irish music, readings from Ulysses with an introduction by Joyce aficionado Peter Q, the moderator of the Finnegans Wake Reading Group, plus spirited discussion (audience participation welcome!)… and suitably Irish snacks.

Bloomsday, named for Leopold Bloom, the protagonist of Ulysses, is observed around the world on June 16th, as this is the date during which the events of Ulysses are relived (16th June, 1904). Fun fact: Joyce apparently picked June 16th as it was the date of his first date with his wife-to-be, Nora Barnacle.

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BookPeople presents: Robin McLean
Later Event: June 17
Five Things: Fleetwood Mac