Book review: A vivid portrait of the artist in ‘James Joyce: A New Biography’ Of course it wasn’t easy for Joyce, either. Gordon Bowker’s “James Joyce: A New Biography” is a fascinating and insightful portrait of the artist as a young, then middle-aged, and then old man, and goes a long way to explaining the Western world ... 01/24/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Link
James Joyce,’ a Biography by Gordon Bowker In a new biography, “James Joyce,” Gordon Bowker also charts his subject’s spendthrift habits and financial fecklessness, but with greater understanding. He disapproves of something else, however: Joyce’s sexual openness. He finds Joyce’s ... 08/17/2012 - 3:43 am | View Link
James Joyce: A New Biography Gordon Bowker, in James Joyce: A New Biography, refers endlessly to the writer as “Dublin’s Dante,” though it’s for human rather than divine comedy that Joyce’s writing is beloved. In the author’s depiction (in "Ulysses" above all, the book ... 07/18/2012 - 7:49 am | View Link
'James Joyce: A New Biography' by Gordon Bowker: An excerpt So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. Why? Gordon Bowker's "James Joyce: A New Biography" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 608 pp., $35) shows readers how living in that seaport city in northeastern Italy helped ... 07/14/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Gordon Bowker's 'James Joyce' updates his final two decades Taking on that legacy is a tall order. In "James Joyce: A New Biography," biographer Gordon Bowker squares up to the task. The first challenge confronting any Joyce biographer is separating fact from a literary fiction rich with autobiographical inflections. 06/28/2012 - 3:00 am | View Link
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James Joyce: A Biography by Gordon Bowker Declan Kiberd salutes Gordon Bowker's fine, unfussy biography of James Joyce 07/30/2015 - 4:16 am | View Website
James MacArthur Biography James MacArthur biography and related resources. ... James Gordon MacArthur was born December 8, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. 07/30/2015 - 2:36 am | View Website
Stephen James Joyce Stephen James Joyce (born 15 February 1932) is the grandson of James Joyce and the controversial executor of Joyce's estate. He was born in France, the son of James ... 07/29/2015 - 7:55 pm | View Website
James MacArthur In a career spanning more than four decades, James MacArthur developed a body of work which is wonderfully dynamic in both scope and range. ... 07/29/2015 - 5:46 pm | View Website
Long ago, when I was teaching high school English, one of my students mentioned how much she enjoyed stories about teens who contract deadly diseases, fight bravely to live and then . . . die. That sounded pretty dreadful to me, but almost all the other young women in the class enthusiastically agreed that they loved such stories.
Despite recent criticisms of “Go Set a Watchman,” I eagerly anticipated the second installment of what had been rumored as Harper Lee’s “lost” novel. The iconic author of the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning “To Kill a Mockingbird” vowed she would never publish again after a few failed attempts. The author refused requests for interviews or public appearances.
Many years ago, author Susan Guild entered a period of depression. She spent most of her time in bed and needed neighbors to help with house chores. It was while assembling one of her books, “The Red Polka Dotted Pillow, Wake Up the Real Who Within You,” which discusses using creativity to examine oneself, where Guild’s energy and mindset changed.“I began searching for more meaning and more purpose,” said Guild, whose first career path