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“The ‘buke’ as he pronounced it would never come out and so he sat there with his head in hands and I said to him: ‘Would you like me to publish Ulysses?’ And he said, ‘I would’. He seemed very much relieved.”

The frankly remarkable Sylvia Beach, of Shakespeare & Co, on RTE’s ‘Self Portrait’ (unearthed for the stations’s 50th anniversary) from 1962.

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