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, they ... 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, 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
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
James Joyce James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (Dublín , 2 de febrero de 1882 – Zúrich , 13 de enero de 1941) fue un escritor irlandés , reconocido mundialmente como uno de los ... 04/19/2014 - 11:52 pm | View Website
Gordon Brown James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from ... 04/19/2014 - 4:50 pm | View Website
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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 04/18/2014 - 8:19 pm | View Website
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Fans of British author David Mitchell -- and they are indeed legion -- will be heartened to hear that his next novel, "The Bone Clocks," will be coming out in the United States from Random House on Sept.
Peter Matthiessen died of leukemia April 5, three days before publication of his curiously unfulfilling final novel. A complex man whose 86 years encompassed espionage, writing, naturalism and meditation, Mr. Matthiessen focused on big themes such as ecology, spirituality and identity. Emphatically not a writer of “entertainments,” he is the only person to have won the National Book Award in both fiction (“Shadow Country,” 2008) and nonfiction (“The Snow Leopard,” 1979).
Early this year, American photojournalist John Stanmeyer captured an image of African migrants near Djibouti City silhouetted by the moonlit waters of the Indian Ocean, with arms stretched to the heavens — cell phones in hand — in search of signal strength from nearby Somalia. It filled many of us with awe.