The James Joyce Centre in Dublin arranged for Joyce's Ulysses to be read in its entirety from 25 cities
around the world
on Bloomsday, 16 June 2013. It began in Auckland (the first city to see the sun) with
first reader, followed by Professor Michael Neill, reading from Auckland Center City Library.
Once they finished, the reading was picked up consecutively in Melboourne, Sydney, and Canberra (Australia); Tokyo
(Japan); Beijing and Shanghai (China); Singapore; Moscow (Russia); Pula (Croatia); Trieste (Italy); Bangor (Wales); Dublin
(Ireland); Edinburgh (Scotland); Derry (NorthernIreland); Cork (Ireland); London (England); New York (USA); Montreal,
Ottawa, and Toronto (Canada); New York, San Francisco, and Chicago (USA); Sao Paolo (Brazil); and Boston (USA).