Lit List: Thursday June 16, 2016

 James Joyce (Source: Wikipedia)

James Joyce (Source: Wikipedia)

  • In celebration of Bloomsday, a "rare and intimate" interview with James Joyce from 1930, newly translated. (Granta)
  • Today in history, James Joyce meets his future wife, Nora, and immortalizes the day in Ulysses. (History)
  • Virginia Woolf on the Relationship Between Loneliness and Creativity: Woolf expresses her loneliness in a personal diary reflecting her creative genius. (Brain Pickings)
  • Some of the most memorable lines from literature (Electric Lit)
  • Jamie Glover and Hayley Atwell Narrate the Plays of Sophocles:  "A group of well-known actors have been recruited to narrate a new audiobook edition of Sophocles’ three Theban plays (GalleyCat)
  • Booker prize-winning Canadian author Margaret Atwood is awarded this year's PEN Pinter prize (The Guardian)
  • Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Tyler updates Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." (Huffington Post)
  • Hong Kong Bookseller Says He Was Detained by China: Bookseller Lam Wing-kee describes his abduction. (The New York Times)
  • Wicked Movie Officially Announced: Gregory Maguire’s novel, first adapted into "one of the most successful stage musicals of all-time," will become a movie. (The Fire Wire)