VIDEO | Reading James Joyce: Black 47's Larry Kirwan, Author Victor LaValle and Broadcaster Frank Delaney
Monday, August 04, 2014
On the 100th anniversary of James Joyce's Dubliners, three notable New Yorkers who count themselves among the writer's biggest fans talk about reading his beloved short story collection and how it continues to inspire them today: author Victor LaValle, Larry Kirwan of the band Black 47, and author and broadcaster Frank Delaney.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Hugo Hamilton read from his book, “The Speckled People,” as part of the PEN World Voices Festival on May 3. Hear Hamilton comment on and read from his memoir at Ireland House.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
James Joyce’s classic story, “The Dead”, takes place at a New Year’s dinner-dance in Dublin in 1904. It is filled with colorful personalities, and is a glimpse of a bygone era.
The hostesses of the annual dinner are the Misses Kate and Julia Morkan, frail elderly aunts of the story’s central characters, Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta, the crisis in whose marriage provides the dramatic through-line of this deeply emotional story.
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
By Cary Barbor
Saturday, November 02, 2002
Before a live audience at the Museum of Television and Radio in New York, Kurt Andersen and writer Frank McCourt talk about the art of longing.
McCourt won the Pulitzer Prize for Angela's Ashes, about his impoverished childhood in Ireland. He taught high school English for over forty years in ...