Declan Kiberd is the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English and Irish Language and Literature Emeritus at University College Dublin. Kiberd is also the author of ten books on Irish literature, including Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Living. He has also just co-edited, alongside Enrico Terrinoni and Catherine Wildson, The Book About Everything: Eighteen Artists, Writers and Thinkers on James Joyce’s Ulysses.