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  • What if it were 'Mr. Dalloway'? Book covers revisited

     
    Artist Daniela Comani remakes classic book covers by inverting the gender. Mr. Dalloway, anyone?...
  • Happy birthday, Marilyn Monroe

     
    Happy 85th birthday, Marilyn Monroe, reader of Ulysses and Bertrand Russell....
  • 8 ways to celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday

     
    Bloomsday is celebrated June 16 with toasts to James Joyce and "Ulysses" happening all over the world....
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, preparing to celebrate Bloomsday by wandering around Thornton Park with a flask of whiskey, misquoting James Joyce at people. In other words, my usual weekly routine. - The Colonial Plaza Barnes & Noble had ridiculous crowds for Tim...
  • Bloomsday at The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown

    Bloomsday at The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown
    Greater Hartford's take on Bloomsday, an annual celebration of Leopold Bloom's daylong stroll in 1904 across Dublin in James Joyce's Ulysses, takes place at the Buttonwood in Middletown, dubbed “the little Dublin of Connecticut” for the...
  • Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt

    Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt
    NEW YORK — For someone steeped in murder, grift and shady characters, Otto Penzler is remarkably cheerful. "I'm the happiest person you know. I am an optimist, I'm happy, I love life, I love friends, I love my job," he says in his book-lined...
  • Theatre Y offers imaginative look into outcasts

    Theatre Y offers imaginative look into outcasts
    "Exiles" *** Until this spring, Chicago's Theatre Y focused exclusively on Romanian playwright Andras Visky, with productions of "Juliet: A Dialogue About Love" and "I Killed My Mother," both of which have toured internationally. But the company...
  • Book review: 'Ghost Light' by Joseph O'Connor

    Book review: 'Ghost Light' by Joseph O'Connor
    Joseph O'Connor — brother of SinĂ©ad O'Connor — published his first novel, "Cowboys and Indians," in 1991 and immediately saw it shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize. Since then O'Connor has published a series of novels, including "Star of the...
  • Daley didn't like votes against him

    For years, everyone knew Mayor Richard Daley had an iron grip on the City Council. However, like any savvy dictator, he didn't brag about it. He wasn't overly cocky. With each unanimous, or near-unanimous, vote, he was demure, as if to say, "What, again?...
  • Contest judges share advice and their favorite stories

    Short stories may be magical creations, but writers need more than a wand. Judges of the 2010 Nelson Algren contest answer two questions about the craft of writing. The judges: •Peter Ho Davies, a professor at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor'...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Humanities have a place, even at Caltech

    Humanities have a place, even at Caltech
    When Christina Kondos receives her bachelor's degree at Caltech's commencement Friday, she will represent a tiny and little-known minority at the prestigious science and engineering campus in Pasadena. Kondos is the only one in her graduating class of...