Books to have

When shopping for your copy of Ulysses, you will likely see many options online or in any bookstore.  I strongly recommend either the Gabler edition (the most widely used version of the text in Joyce scholarship) or the 1934 Random House edition (corrected and reset in 1961).

You will also want to get a copy of Don Gifford's Ulysses Annotated, an invaluable resource for explaining the many thousands of allusions and references made throughout the novel.

If you want support and guidance beyond this website, I recommend the following books:

If you enjoy reading scholarly insight into the novel, I have found these books useful:

If you are interested in Joyce's life and the fascinating story Ulysses's publication, check these out:

For insight into Dublin as depicted in Ulysses, including maps, routes, and timelines, give these a look: