‘Ulysses’ Mirrors America’s Incomprehensible Politics

Concussion versus incomprehension.

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A New Look for ‘Ulysses’

Eduardo Arroyo, a Spanish artist who died in 2018, provided drawings, watercolors and collages for an illustrated edition of the James Joyce novel.

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Next Year, Brits Will Fly Abroad. For Now, It’s Bognor Bingo.

With flying discouraged, vacation spots that had been fading and unfashionable are having a moment.

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‘Selling the Family Jewels’: A James Joyce Landmark Is Set to Become a Hostel

A planned overhaul of the Dublin home that was the setting for the writer’s short story “The Dead” was opposed by writers, artists, academics and heritage groups.

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On a Storied Stretch of Fifth Avenue, a Symbol of Irish America Reels

The American Irish Historical Society’s mansion on Central Park has long symbolized the ascent of immigrants in the United States. It’s now on sale for $52 million, but many are citing mismanagement and asking the attorney general to intervene.

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