Bloomsday Is Only Two Days Away
Please celebrate with us!
A friendly reminder that this Thursday, at Housing Works Bookstore in Manhattan, Tablet Magazine will be celebrating James Joyce’s novel Ulysses with “The Bloom in Bloomsday.” Come see Joshua Cohen and Deb Olin Unferth read; Bambi Kino play some tunes; actors from the New Yiddish Repertory Theater perform; and Tablet’s staff act out the entire novel in fifteen minutes this Thursday, June 16, at 7 pm. It’s free, and the drinks will be cheap (and for charity). Oh, and don’t forget to RSVP on Facebook!
Neat-o poster after the jump.
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