James Joyce: A New Biography by Gordon Bowker Stately, plump Gordon Bowker invites us to "come up" into the sad, fleetingly triumphant, and indelible life of James Joyce, that "fearful Jesuit." It wasn't all dark, the life of Joyce, that is. But funnily, or perhaps sadly (and isn't the fine line ... 12/1/2016 - 11:10 pm | View Link
‘James Joyce,’ a Biography by Gordon Bowker If you walk in Dublin along Nassau Street and continue straight into South Leinster Street and then look up at the gable end of the red-brick building on the left, you can see the old sign that says “Finn’s Hotel.” The hotel is long gone, but an ... 08/23/2014 - 6:47 pm | View Link
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 - 4:15 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 - 7:48 am | View Link
James Joyce: A New Biography Gordon Bowker seeks the real James Joyce in the pages of his work. 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. 07/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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. ... 01/13/2017 - 7:17 am | View Website
Lord Byron George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an Anglo-Scottish poet, politician, and a ... 01/10/2017 - 2:37 pm | View Website
The New Jersey Historical Society Biography Index The New Jersey Historical Society Biography Index. The New Jersey Historical Society Library Collection of Vertical Files also includes Family Vertical Files, Subject ... 01/10/2017 - 7:56 am | View Website
Lucia Joyce Lucia Anna Joyce (26 July 1907, Trieste - 12 December 1982, Northampton) was a professional dancer and the daughter of Irish writer James Joyce and Nora Barnacle. 01/10/2017 - 7:42 am | View Website
Step into Storytime: 10-10:45 a.m. Jan. 20 and 23, Storytime Room. Children ages 2-3 are invited to attend Step into Storytime. Participants will continue to develop motor and literacy skills with stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. No registration required. Hand in Hand — Baby Signs: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Jan. 21, Storytime Room.
Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 89.