Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsJoseph O Neill
IN THE NEWS

Joseph O Neill

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
June 13, 1991 | RICHARD EDER, TIMES BOOK CRITIC
Michael Donovan is golden: a top British barrister with a formidable courtroom manner, an expert who jets around the world for fat fees, a renowned professor of international law at Cambridge University. James Jones is tin plate: a solicitor in a grubby London law mill with a gigantic list of tiny clients, such as the man who trips on a paving stone and sues the authorities over his painful toe and scuffed shoes. There is a vast gulf between the two.
ARTICLES BY DATE
ENTERTAINMENT
June 24, 2008 | Maria Russo, Times Staff Writer
Joseph O'Neill's fourth book and third novel, "Netherland," has introduced the unlikely phrase "cricket novel" into the literary lexicon. The story is told in the voice of Hans Van der Broek, a Dutch banker living in New York with his English wife when the Twin Towers are hit. In the aftermath of Sept.
Advertisement
ENTERTAINMENT
May 27, 2008 | Laurel Maury, Special to The Times
There's A poem by Rainer Maria Rilke that torments me. "Turn of the Road" is about a man who has connected with the world only through careful watching. "Creatures trusted him, wandering / Into his open gaze . . . And the caged lions / Stared as if at ungraspable freedom." The man waits in "alien space" watching the world from a hotel room until his heart realizes it has no love and cuts him off, refusing him further communion with anything.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 27, 2008 | Laurel Maury, Special to The Times
There's A poem by Rainer Maria Rilke that torments me. "Turn of the Road" is about a man who has connected with the world only through careful watching. "Creatures trusted him, wandering / Into his open gaze . . . And the caged lions / Stared as if at ungraspable freedom." The man waits in "alien space" watching the world from a hotel room until his heart realizes it has no love and cuts him off, refusing him further communion with anything.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 24, 2008 | Maria Russo, Times Staff Writer
Joseph O'Neill's fourth book and third novel, "Netherland," has introduced the unlikely phrase "cricket novel" into the literary lexicon. The story is told in the voice of Hans Van der Broek, a Dutch banker living in New York with his English wife when the Twin Towers are hit. In the aftermath of Sept.
NEWS
December 20, 1985 | Associated Press
Ethiopia's Marxist government will pay $7 million in compensation to American companies for property nationalized after the 1974 revolution, the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia said today. An embassy official said the compensation agreement was signed in Addis Ababa by acting U.S. Charge d'Affaires Joseph O'Neill and Ethiopia's commissioner of compensation, Getahon Terrefe.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 26, 2009 | Associated Press
Joseph O'Neill's "Netherland," an acclaimed post-Sept. 11 novel bypassed for the National Book Awards and the National Book Critics Circle prize, has received the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, the PEN/Faulker foundation announced Thursday. O'Neill, whose book is narrated by a man who lived in downtown Manhattan at the time of the 2001 terrorist attacks, will receive $15,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2003 | Jenifer Ragland, Times Staff Writer
If Bridget Callahan's original defense attorney had taken advantage of all the evidence available to him during her Ventura County murder trial last fall, she would have been acquitted, Callahan's new lawyer argued in court Tuesday. "We're not asking that Miss Callahan go home, we're asking that Miss Callahan get a fair trial," Kay Duffy said during closing arguments in a hearing to determine whether Callahan should be retried. Superior Court Judge Vincent O'Neill Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1997 | HILARY E. MacGREGOR
Hoping to step up opposition to a massive housing development proposed on prime farmland at Oxnard's border, Ventura City Councilman Steve Bennett will talk to interested residents Wednesday about how to organize a ballot initiative to protect greenbelts. Oxnard officials are considering a development proposal that calls for the construction of 3,165 homes and an agricultural theme park on 815 acres of agricultural land.
BUSINESS
May 26, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Citing probes into stock option backdating, the biggest U.S. pension fund said it would oppose the reelection of board members who led compensation committees at McAfee Inc., Monster Worldwide Inc. and Affiliated Computer Services Inc. The $245-billion California Public Employees' Retirement System said in a statement that it would withhold votes from Denis O'Leary of McAfee, Michael Kaufman of Monster, and Darwin Deason and Joseph O'Neill of Affiliated.
NEWS
June 13, 1991 | RICHARD EDER, TIMES BOOK CRITIC
Michael Donovan is golden: a top British barrister with a formidable courtroom manner, an expert who jets around the world for fat fees, a renowned professor of international law at Cambridge University. James Jones is tin plate: a solicitor in a grubby London law mill with a gigantic list of tiny clients, such as the man who trips on a paving stone and sues the authorities over his painful toe and scuffed shoes. There is a vast gulf between the two.
NEWS
April 28, 1993 | From Associated Press
Eritreans have overwhelmingly chosen independence from Ethiopia in a referendum that ratified a rebel victory in Africa's longest secessionist struggle, the provisional government said Tuesday. "Eritrea is a sovereign country as of today," said Isaias Afewerki, head of the provisional government since his Eritrean People's Liberation Front marched into the capital, Asmara, on May 24, 1991, after three decades of war.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
Had Bridget Callahan testified at her murder trial last fall, she could have undermined the credibility of two key prosecution witnesses, and that will be a "significant point" in a decision on whether she should get a new trial, a Ventura County judge said Friday. Superior Court Judge Vincent O'Neill Jr. made the comment as attorneys finished calling witnesses in a hearing to determine whether Callahan, 31, should be retried.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|