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William James

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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The Buddha is everywhere

    I often receive notes from readers asking for perspective regarding life’s perplexities. I’m taken aback that I would get such inquiries, and that some of you think of me as some sort of shaman. I’m just a street kid from the Bronx. What...
  • The God Squad: Life is good, supremely good

    Question: First, I'd like to tell you how much I love your column. I look forward to it every week. I can hardly wait until lunch to read it. I love your open-mindedness and appreciate your humor. Now, for the topic at hand: In 2007, I was at church...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Concentrating on becoming, not on being

    Our daughters, Sabine and Simone, were riveted to the television. As each starlet walked the red carpet on Oscar Night we were breathless, watching the beautiful gowns worn by the gorgeous women of Hollywood. We sat waiting to learn the origins of...
  • A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away

    A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away
    It's impossible to measure how many lives John Arnold touched, or how many people he reached out to, or how much food he put on the tables of hungry families. The former executive director of Feeding America died Sunday after a six-year battle with...
  • "Democracy's Prisoner," by Ernest Freeberg

    It all sounds so familiar: a foreign war, an unpopular president, high-minded vows to spread democracy abroad and a dubious law to restrict liberties at home. Add to that scenario vast inequalities in wealth, high Immigration rates, scant regard for...
  • 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind' by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

    'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind' by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer William Morrow: 348 pp., $25.99 William Kamkwamba grew up in Malawi, the son of a maize and tobacco farmer. Their house had no electricity or plumbing. In William's village, high costs...
  • 'The Shaking Woman or a History of My Nerves' by Siri Hustvedt

    'The Shaking Woman or a History of My Nerves' by Siri Hustvedt
    The Shaking Woman Or a History of My Nerves Siri Hustvedt Henry Holt: 224 pp., $23 The shaking began 2 1/2 years after her father died. Siri Hustvedt was giving a talk at the university where he taught in the town in which she had spent a piece of her...
  • Siren's Call: A talk with Michael Moorcock

    Siren's Call: A talk with Michael Moorcock
    Where do you begin with Michael Moorcock? His career and background range as far and wide as his characters do across the multiverse. Novelist, short story writer, editor (of New Worlds and other publications), journalist, musician -- and, in the case...
  • The lost art of reading

    The lost art of reading
    Sometime late last year -- I don't remember when, exactly -- I noticed I was having trouble sitting down to read. That's a problem if you do what I do, but it's an even bigger problem if you're the kind of person I am. Since I discovered reading, I've...
  • Bill Powell dies at 93; pioneering black golfer ran Ohio course

    Bill Powell dies at 93; pioneering black golfer ran Ohio course
    Bill Powell, the first African American to build, own and operate a golf course, died Thursday at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, following complications from a stroke. He was 93. "Bill Powell will forever be one of golf's most unforgettable American...
  • 'Banquet at Delmonico's' by Barry Werth

    'Banquet at Delmonico's' by Barry Werth
    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Evolutionist: In the Calendar section on Jan. 11, a photo caption with the review of the book "Banquet at Delmonico's" mentioned Charles Darwin and his fellow evolutionist, Herbert Spencer, but did not make clear...
  • Book review: 'The Sandbox' by David Zimmerman

    Book review: 'The Sandbox' by David Zimmerman
    The Sandbox A Novel David Zimmerman Soho: 350 pp., $25 Although the film "The Hurt Locker" earned the industry's highest awards, some critics said that the movie was so riddled with inaccuracies that it could not be taken seriously. The film's...