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News, The Snitch Man Completes S.F. Public Reading of 'Finnegans Wake' in 29 Hours, 15 Minutes -- Nobody Knows Why

Man Completes S.F. Public Reading of 'Finnegans Wake' in 29 Hours, 15 Minutes -- Nobody Knows Why

​Several minutes before 6 p.m. yesterday in Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco writer Lars Russell read the final sentence of James Joyce's hilariously incomprehensible novel, Finnegan's Wake. Then, still gripping the tome, he executed a forward flip into the shrubbery, inadvertently ripping the…
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News, The Snitch As Pretentious Finnegan's Wake Book Club Dissolves, One Reader Attempts Final Act of Unsurpassed Pretention

As Pretentious Finnegan's Wake Book Club Dissolves, One Reader Attempts Final Act of Unsurpassed Pretention

Some have argued that Joyce, who spent 17 years writing the book and went blind in the process, intended it as an extremely elaborate joke.​Last year, we awarded the Finnegan's Wake Popcorn reading group (which meets each week in…
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