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James Joyce

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  • The author and the mobster

     
    The Times received some puzzled inquires about the article in Sunday’s National Briefing column headlined “Son of Mobster Spillane Dies.” The piece reported the death of Robert Spillane, “the son of legendary New York City mobster Mickey Spillane....
  • Who do you write like?

     
    Are your characters as snazzy as James Bond? Are your sentences lyrical as those in "Lolita"? Pop a few paragraphs into the website I Write Like to find out if you write like Ian Fleming or Vladimir Nabokov. You might......
  • Police Search for Mom, Son Who Refused Chemotherapy

    Police Search for Mom, Son Who Refused Chemotherapy
    NEW ULM, Minn. -- Authorities nationwide were on the lookout Wednesday for a mother and her 13-year-old cancer-stricken son who fled after refusing the chemotherapy that doctors say could save the boy's life. Colleen Hauser and her son, Daniel, who has...
  • Books for travelers

    Books for travelers
    "The Summer Cottage: Retreats of the 1000 Islands" Rizzoli, $45 The relatively unknown Thousand Islands is an archipelago of nearly 1,900 islands in the St. Lawrence River on the U.S.-Canadian border in northern New York and southern Ontario. Ever...
  • That's Life: Scientist Create First Man-Made Cell In Lab

    That's Life: Scientist Create First Man-Made Cell In Lab
    It's like something right out of a Sci-Fi movie: For the first time scientists have created a synthetic cell that can survive and reproduce. The discovery is being called a turning point in science, and of course it's already raising all kinds of ethical...
  • Sidewalks: A story lovely as a tree

    Sidewalks: A story lovely as a tree
    If you have ever wondered how many trees are in Lincoln Park — on one of those days you weren't wondering what to wear or where to go to dinner — Liam Heneghan will tell you. For more than a year, this professor in DePaul University's...
  • Daley axes another aide

    Chicago Transportation Commissioner Miguel d'Escoto came to a City Hall meeting with his resignation letter in hand Thursday, correctly sensing that he would be the next department head to be swept from his job in Mayor Richard Daley's housecleaning....
  • This Illiterate Brazilian's Home Speaks Volumes

    Carlos Leite can barely read a word, but books revolutionized his life. Two years ago, he was doing construction work for a man who was about to toss out six thick, red encyclopedias. Leite asked whether he could have them instead. Thus a dream was born....