James Joyce (1882-1941) - Find A Grave Memorial
Author. Generally considered one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century, James Joyce was one of the first authors to challenge the traditional concept of what a novel could be, alienating most of his contemporaries while earning a reputation that endures in literary scholarship. He was educated at...
10 Impressive Authors Statues (The Best of Book Riot)
Much of the good ship Book Riot is off at Book Expo America this week, so we're running some of our best stuff from the first half of 2013. We'll be back
Dubliners with statues outside of Ireland
We’ve had a long running series on the site looking at the statues in Dublin city centre, but it got me thinking what Dubliners are remembered with statues abroad? I came up with a few, asked…
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NYC - Bryant Park: Gertrude Stein statue
One of five sculptures in Bryant Park, this statue honors the trailblazing American author and arts patron Gertrude Stein (1874–1946). Installed in 1992, this casting is based on a model made by Jo Davidson in Paris in 1923. Its proximity to the New York Public Library reflects Stein’s significant literary contributions—from plays, librettos, and film scripts to biographies, autobiographies, lectures, essays, poems, and novels. Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, Stein was the granddaughter of…