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James Joyce

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  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Happy Bloomsday.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We hope you'll let us indulge our obsession with Modernist literature this morning by pointing out that today is Bloomsday, an annual observance peculiar to devotees of the Irish author James Joyce. For those...
  • Have you faced Kindle prejudice?

     
    Have you experienced anti-Kindle prejudice? New York Times writer Nick Bilton has. On Monday, he went to a Manhattan coffee shop, placed an order, sat down and pulled out his Kindle. As he explains in a blog post at the......
  • 'Do I look strange?' Authors' (best) last words

     
    Born and raised in Scotland, Robert Louis Stevenson, who would grow up to write "Treasure Island," "Kidnapped" and "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," was never very healthy. Driven by a restlessness and desire to find a......
  • 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...
  • Planning your trip to Paris

    Planning your trip to Paris
    THE BEST WAY TO PARIS From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is offered on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui. Direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on United, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on American, Delta, Lufthansa,...
  • Das Racist Bring Their Smart, Goofy Rap to Toad's Place

    Das Racist Bring Their Smart, Goofy Rap to Toad's Place
    Das Racist with Danny Brown and Despot. Thursday, Sept. 29, Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com Toto, I don't think we're at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell anymore. No, Das Racist has come quite far from...
  • 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?...
  • Literary resolutions for 2011

    Literary resolutions for 2011
    What are your resolutions for the year ahead? Posing the question both in print and online, here are some highlights we heard from readers. From Facebook and email: "Read, read, read...I feel like I used to have (make?) so much more time to read in...
  • Bookworks

    Bookworks
    Blocks away from Wrigley Field, hidden among the bars lining Clark Street, there is a literary outpost that traffics mostly in used and rare books. That place is Bookworks. Owned by husband and wife Bob Roschke and Ronda Pilon, Bookworks has been in...
  • Book Review: 'A Jane Austen Education' by William Deresiewicz

    Book Review: 'A Jane Austen Education' by William Deresiewicz
    A Jane Austen Education How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter William Deresiewicz The Penguin Press: 258 pp., $25.95 Jane Austen's keen social observations and delightfully witty, sometimes foolish and...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman Complete Short Stories Margaret Drabble Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 215 pp., $24 Written over a period of 50 years, these stories reveal a great deal about a writer best known for her novels. Organized...
  • Resourceful Traveler: The Hamptons diet

    Resourceful Traveler: The Hamptons diet
    Author Silvia Lehrer explores the food and wine of Long Island's East End, offering portraits of farmers and fishermen and owners of local restaurants and wineries. Winemaker Roman Roth makes wines on a small scale for his own brand, the cleverly named...