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 - 12:15 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 ... 08/17/2012 - 3:42 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 ... 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 ... 07/12/2012 - 7:26 am | View Link
BIOGRAPHY: "James Joyce," by Gordon Bowker James Joyce called biographers "biografiends." And yet his work is so autobiographical, and he was so meticulous about documenting the real world of Ireland, that he might as well have set up a business licensing biographers. Wary of the curse Joyce had ... 06/30/2012 - 10:32 am | View Link
Stephen James Joyce Stephen James Joyce (born 16 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 ... 03/10/2014 - 4:33 pm | View Website
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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 ... 03/10/2014 - 10:21 am | View Website
UW Libraries This database serves as an index to books that contain biographical profiles of Wyoming people. Currently, there are approximately 12,000 entries from (most of these ... 03/9/2014 - 6:29 pm | View Website
James Joyce Choose another writer in this calendar: by name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. by birthday from the calendar. Credits and feedback. TimeSearch 03/9/2014 - 5:53 pm | View Website
Storms at sea play a key role in the tale of John Jacob Astor's attempt to establish a pivotal trading center on the unsettled, little-known northern Pacific Coast in the early 19th century. Yet few modern readers have ever been in a fragile wooden sailing ship during a storm on the ocean, especially with its sails unfurled.
25 years after Tiananmen Square, Li publishes an allegorical novel about the dangers of passivitySilence poisons. The past ensnares. Lives linked by tragedy — time and distance be damned — cannot be untangled.
Skokie resident has different take on classic 'Sleeping Beauty' taleLike the heroine in her new novel, Elizabeth Blackwell is not the sort of person about whom stories are told. A veteran freelance writer, she is usually the one telling the stories. But this may be about to change with the publication of her third and most ambitious novel, "While Beauty Slept," a new take on "Sleeping Beauty."
With 'Blood Will Out,' Kirn questions the motives of his subject. And his own. In 1998, Walter Kirn agreed to drive a crippled dog from Montana to New York as a favor to a man he had never met: Clark Rockefeller.
Moore dishes on the intersection of bleakness and humor in her writingLorrie Moore is simultaneously one of the funniest and saddest fiction writers in America. Her collections of short stories are masterpieces of the laughter-through-tears variety, full of high and low comedy that somehow redeems, or maybe just makes temporarily bearable, their deep wells of sorrow.