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
A Full Biography of a Life Full of Family and Literature Scott Fitzgerald, Orson Welles (who credited Wilder with discovering him), Ruth Gordon, and many more ... He was one of the first explorers into James Joyce's mystifying Finnegans Wake, and loved it so much that in 1959 he swore off opening the book ... 11/23/2012 - 12:55 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 ... 08/17/2012 - 3:40 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' 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 ... 07/12/2012 - 7:26 am | View Link
James Joyce: Ulysses Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of Ulysses by James Joyce. ... Gumley, Ruttledge, Owen Goldberg, Gordon ... James Joyce (a biography by ... 07/19/2016 - 1:32 am | View Website
James Joyce James Joyce. Biography of James Joyce and a searchable collection of works. 07/18/2016 - 4:54 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. 07/18/2016 - 4:11 am | View Website
Lucia Joyce Lucia Anna Joyce (26 July 1907 Trieste - 12 December 1982 Northampton) was the daughter of Irish writer James Joyce and Nora Barnacle 07/18/2016 - 2:02 am | View Website
James MacArthur James Gordon MacArthur: Nicknames: Jim Jimmy Mac JMac ... the Hawaii International Film Festival chose James MacArthur and Hawaii Five-O ... Joyce Bulifant 07/17/2016 - 6:31 pm | View Website
Listen to Me
By Hannah Pittard
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Hannah Pittard’s captivating third novel, “Listen to Me,” focuses on a smart, attractive couple who have reached that point, not unknown in marriage, when partners fear that the person they love is driving them crazy. Pittard, having introduced these troubled lovers, sends them on a journey across the United States that soon places their lives in peril.
In 1940 Adolf Hitler saw something he wanted. So he took it. Well, sort of. That’s the story historian Neal Bascomb tells in “The Winter Fortress: The Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb” (HMH Books, $28).