Markets Live: Rally takes breather - Canberra Times Markets Live: Rally takes breather - Brisbane Times 10/20/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Link
Markets Live: Aussie up on China data - Sydney Morning Herald ... the holdings owned by James Packer, Gina Rinehart and Bruce Gordon. ... Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce to ... of his authorised biography ... 10/20/2014 - 10:36 am | View Link
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Book review: A vivid portrait of the artist in ‘James Joyce: A New Biography’ I know not if it was “Ulysses” or “Finnegans Wake” or some other crisis of faith that drove Francis Phelan from the priesthood, but I suspect somewhere James Joyce is smiling. Of course it wasn’t easy for Joyce, either. Gordon Bowker’s “James ... 01/24/2014 - 12:28 pm | View Link
‘James Joyce,’ a Biography by Gordon Bowker Nora Barnacle, the woman with whom he would share his life, worked in the hotel. On June 10, 1904, Joyce, age 22, saw her on the street and spoke to her. She was 20 years old. They made a date for four days later, and when she failed to appear, they ... 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
‘James Joyce: A New Biography’ by Gordon Bowker James Joyce is a monumental figure in 20th century literature. The Irish writer’s work is boldly unconventional, demanding, technically dazzling, widely admired for its groundbreaking and arduous exploration of human consciousness. It was at first ... 06/24/2012 - 11:24 pm | View Link
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 ... 10/20/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Website
Encyclopedia of World Biography Encyclopedia of World Biography: A-An, An-Ba, Ba-Be, Be-Br, Br-Ca, Ca-Ch, Ch-Co, Co-Da, De-Du, Du-Fi, Fi-Gi, Gi-He, He-Ho, Ho-Jo, Jo-Ki, Ki-Lo, Lo-Ma, Ma-Mo, Mo-Ni ... 10/19/2014 - 11:07 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. ... 10/19/2014 - 1:49 pm | View Website
James Joyce James Joyce. Biography of James Joyce and a searchable collection of works. 10/19/2014 - 11:04 am | View Website
Biographical Memoirs Home Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members. 10/19/2014 - 12:34 am | View Website
19 SUNDAY | 5 P. M. Richard Blanco, the poet for President Obama’s second inauguration, will discuss his memoir “The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood,” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. Read full article >>
Azar Nafisi is an enthusiast. In the epilogue to her book, “The Republic of Imagination,” she states that she began her analysis (but, really, celebration) of American literature intending to write about 24 books. She ended up choosing three: “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “Babbitt” and “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.” In these works by Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis and Carson McCullers, she finds the essence of the American experience, filtered through narratives not about exceptionalism or fabulous success, but alienation, solitude and landscape.
On an April day in 1859, the editor of the modest Central Illinois Gazette was busily setting type in his West Urbana office when the paper’s owner summoned him to meet a guest. “Old Abe is here and he wants to see you!” With his sleeves rolled up and some ink smudges on his hand, William Osborn Stoddard reluctantly put down his stick of type for a chat with Abraham Lincoln.
At the start of “Gray Mountain,” John Grisham’s angry and important new novel, Samantha Kofer — age 29, Washington native, graduate of Georgetown and Columbia Law — is a third-year associate at a huge New York law firm. She works 100 hours a week, doing boring chores that she hates, but she’s earning $180,000 a year and expects to be a $2 million-a-year partner by age 35.