TIL that James Joyce’s book “Dubliners” took 9 years to be published, on the stipulation that he wouldn’t receive royalties on the first 500 copies. Though debuted to positive reviews, the book eventually sold exactly 499 copies—one short of Joyce being able to profit from it.

Read more: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/57437/long-and-difficult-publication-history-james-joyces-dubliners

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