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Yesterday’ is tops when it comes to pop
November 19, 2000
“Yesterday,” the wistful Beatles ballad that has been recorded more than 3,000 times by other artists, was chosen the greatest pop song since 1963 by MTV and Rolling Stone magazine.
NHL Roundup
Devils survive Carolina
November 19, 2000
East Rutherford, N.J. Patrik Elias scored with 39.5 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
Utah crushes Bulls, 109-64
Vaughn, Ostertag help Jazz clobber Chicago
November 19, 2000
Karl Malone might have had the fourth triple-double of his career if a victory over the Chicago Bulls wasn’t so well in hand that he became a spectator in the fourth quarter.
Trends
November 19, 2000
The flip side of penguins Stealing Christmas bucks Real mind-readers What root did they take? Holiday spending
Elian or Florida?
November 19, 2000
Despite recounts, answer lies in stars
November 19, 2000
Even as a child, Louis Gates knew he was psychic. How? He saw dead people. Some of them looked a lot better to him than George Bush. That’s why he voted for Al Gore. Gates is a spiritual counselor in the historic spiritualist community of Cassadaga, a place where the street signs say “ghost crossing” and for 30 bucks you can get a mini-reading about whether your significant other is about to change party affiliations.
Everyone questioning campaign strategies
November 19, 2000
Hindsight is haunting supporters of would-be presidents George W. Bush and Al Gore as the nation awaits the results of the presidential drama.
This concession speech may be most important
November 19, 2000
One of these days, as painful as it’s going to be, either Vice President Gore or Texas Gov. George W. Bush will probably stand before the world to make a concession speech.
National Briefs
November 19, 2000
Seattle - Alaska Airlines crash theory offered Cincinnati - Protesters disrupt trade meeting Florida - F-16 flying too fast before crash Michigan - Guns stolen from police lockers
Scars of war beginning to fade
Clinton focuses on POW-MIA issue
November 19, 2000
President Clinton on Saturday paid an emotional visit to a rice paddy where a painstaking search is under way for the remains of a U.S. Air Force pilot shot down in 1967. Clinton, turning the focus of his historic state visit to the issue that has dominated U.S.-Vietnamese relations since the Vietnam war ended 25 years ago, was accompanied to the crash site by the two sons of fighter pilot Lawrence Evert.
Briefs
November 19, 2000
K-State survives MU scare
Wildcats clinch berth in Big 12 title game with 28-24 victory
November 19, 2000
A close call against Missouri sapped most of the joy out of Kansas State’s second trip to the Big 12 championship game in three years.
Sam Shepard sensation
Playwright returns to Magic for premiere
November 19, 2000
Sam Shepard hasn’t directed a play here in almost 20 years, but that hasn’t diminished his homecoming. The buzz surrounding his new play, “The Late Henry Moss,” has reached deafening levels. Family struggle. Maleness. The West.
Kansan on USS Cole narrowly escaped death
November 19, 2000
Kenneth Bower’s decision to change his clothes before going to the mess hall may have saved his life.
Jayhawks blast past Grambling State
Kansas claims 122-71 victory in season opener
November 19, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Grambling State rode the wrong road on Saturday afternoon. “We got it going from Jump Street,” Kansas University senior Jaclyn Johnson said. “Our attitude was these girls weren’t going to score.”
Charter school teaches by doing
High school in Baldwin offers youths an alternative to traditional classes
November 19, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Jennifer Richeson is not a typical 18-year-old high school senior. She is a single mother of a 2-year-old daughter. After school, she works full-time as a certified nursing assistant at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.
In L.A., Mandela charms and educates
November 19, 2000
From any other 82-year-old, the advice offered Saturday to two dozen young people might have caused an outbreak of yawning and eye-rolling.
U.S. seeks lower world oil prices
November 19, 2000
U.S. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson said Saturday that oil-producing countries should consider boosting output to moderate prices, but Iran’s oil minister suggested that Washington’s sanctions against some exporters were to blame for market instability.
World Briefs
November 19, 2000
Colombia - Rebel assault kills dozens of villagers Yugoslavia - Ousted leader’s aides criticize Socialists Kenya - Arrests made for lethal home brew Saudi Arabia - Probe under way into fatal car blast
People
November 19, 2000
An ‘Unbreakable’ bond The many myths of India Cosby’s take on election coverage Cage-Arquette marriage over
Reader: Ann ‘wrong, wrong, wrong’ on inheritance, remarriage advice
November 19, 2000
Sammy Hagar, the red rocker rolls along
Sammy Hagar and the Wabaritas, Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS (Nov 17)
November 19, 2000
By Michael Newman Don’t go looking for deep, meaningful insights, heavy social analysis or political statements at a Sammy Hagar concert. Just remember to choose a designated driver. Hagar doesn’t play a concert as much as he throws a party. With his heart on his sleeve and a lampshade on his head, he gives his all to make sure his audience has as much fun as he does.
Briefcase
November 19, 2000
Election uncertainty feeds ad creativity New Economy shortens corporate lives for leaders Name that company
Monks make their first trek across the pond
November 19, 2000
If Hester Monk had been complaining to her husband that “you never take me anyplace,” she can stop now. In “Slaves of Obsession,” Victorian England police inspector William Monk invites Hester along when he goes to America in pursuit of a murder suspect.
Rock Chalk Revue to be announced
November 19, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
November 19, 2000
Former Lawrence resident wins biology award KU program receives grant for new center Lawrence resident gets writing fellowship
Redistricting worries Democrats
GOP in strong position for reapportionment battle
November 19, 2000
Every 10 years, the Census Bureau counts the people living in the United States. The new numbers force Kansas to redraw the lines of legislative, congressional and State Board of Education districts.
Kiowa program bequeaths cultural legacy
November 19, 2000
By Mike Belt Sounds of the strong, heavy beat of a Kiowa drum and the mesmerizing songs that accompany gourd dancing overwhelmed the Coffin Sports Complex Saturday at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Tomlin still looks for intelligent life
Comedian back on Broadway with 13 zany characters in monologue
November 19, 2000
Fifteen years later, Lily Tomlin is still searching and the laughs have not diminished. In her 1985 one-woman show, “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe,” Tomlin took on her own worries and those of the world, as she tried to make sense of what it all means.
Now 5’ sure to top the music charts
November 19, 2000
In the family of pop merchandising, the compilation album has long been considered the unctuous cousin with the dorky tie.
College Football - Top 25 Roundup
Seminoles take bite out of Gators
November 19, 2000
Florida State made a strong case for a chance to defend its national championship, beating Florida in the game that usually gives the winner a title shot.
Widow should contact lawyer for enforcement
November 19, 2000
Horoscopes
November 19, 2000
The Motley Fool
November 19, 2000
Last week’s question and answer John Bogle on mutual funds Individual stocks vs. mutual funds
North Lawrence heats up
Available land, low prices draw long-term interest
November 19, 2000
By Mark Fagan North Lawrence is preparing for a growth spurt. The neighborhood north of the Kansas River long known for its fertile soil and large residential lots is drawing attention for its most valuable commodity: available land at a reasonable price.
Cyclones capture eighth victory
Iowa State awaits bowl bid after posting 8-3 record
November 19, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Who says Iowa State had nothing to play for in its season finale? The Cyclones, already assured their first bowl bid since 1978, improved to 8-3 overall, 5-3 in the Big 12 with a 38-17 victory over Kansas on Saturday at Trice Stadium. Just six other ISU teams have finished with eight victories.
Thanksgiving traumatic time for turkeys
November 19, 2000
By Dave Barry The Miami Herald It’s almost Thanksgiving, a time for us to pause in our busy lives and remember, as the Pilgrims did so long ago, that an improperly cooked turkey can kill us.
Election suggests voting reforms
November 19, 2000
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group The end of this election is as dispiriting as watching a seventh game of a World Series settled in the bottom of the ninth when the winning run scores on an umpire’s balk call. Umpires and technicalities are not supposed to be so central to deciding a World Series or a presidential election.
Teachers Hall of Fame seeking nominations
November 19, 2000
The Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 25th class in 2001.
Army tracks reasons junior officers are leaving
November 19, 2000
A surprisingly candid new Army study concludes that captains are leaving the service in droves mainly because of a generation gap between baby boomer generals and Generation X junior officers. But it also blames President Clinton’s scandals, among other things, for undercutting younger officers’ respect for authority.
Video
November 19, 2000
Big Momma’s House Boys and Girls The Perfect Storm Pokemon the Movie 2000
MTV, Rolling Stone list top 100 pop songs since 1963
November 19, 2000
A list of the 100 greatest pop songs since 1963, as determined by experts at MTV and Rolling Stone magazine.
Battle-tested Dien Bien Phu gives glimpse into modern-day Vietnam
November 19, 2000
By Bill Snead I’m not sure what I expected to see here. Its name was the draw. Dien Bien Phu was the backdrop for the finale of the French-Indochina War, the scene of a 57-day battle in 1954 that cost the Vietnamese 25,000 soldiers. And 13,000 French troops were killed or captured during the siege.
GOP patience wears thin
November 19, 2000
George W. Bush’s campaign fiercely attacked the hand-recounting of votes in Florida’s overtime presidential election on Saturday, depicting a process that is riddled with human error and Democratic bias.
Travel Briefs
November 19, 2000
Airline to expand use of wireless computers Mall being touted as theme park Joplin lands music festival
Houseplant care should change during winter
November 19, 2000
During the short days of winter, houseplant growth slows. That means we need to change how we care for them.
The heat’s on
How to counter rising winter heating bills
November 19, 2000
In a few short months you probably will hear a news report that goes something like this: “As temperatures begin to soar downward to zero or below, and as the wind-chill factor adds to the problem, residents are becoming more and more concerned about fuel costs costs that are so high it will make it hard for some Americans to keep their furnaces running this winter.”
Visitors find inspiration
Remains of 500-year-old tree still park’s centerpiece
November 19, 2000
Inspiration Oak, a huge, historic live oak that drew tens of thousands of visitors during an attempt to save it from chain-saw damage, now stands as the eerie centerpiece of its park.
Sense for Seniors
November 19, 2000
Stamps shine light on holidays
November 19, 2000
Many countries issue stamps each year for the Christmas holidays. Some feature religious themes; others depict happy winter scenes. Most are reproductions of old master artists.
Plant holly now for holiday decoration later
November 19, 2000
There’s nothing more festive than holly with its lustrous green foliage and perky red to reddish-orange berries. Plant one now for instant material to decorate your home.
Glaser blurs line between graphic design and art
November 19, 2000
His “I Love NY” logo created an advertising phenomenon, spurring the production of millions of buttons, bumper stickers and T-shirts. His Bob Dylan silhouette crowned with lightning bolts of rainbow hair is recognized by a generation.
Missouri sweeps KU in volleyball
November 19, 2000
Senior Day at Horejsi Family Athletics Center had all the necessary ingredients for memories. Parents, friends and family members of Kansas seniors Nancy Bell, Danielle Geronymo, Sara Kidd and Amy Myatt were in attendance to cheer the Jayhawk seniors, who fell to Missouri, 15-9, 15-12, 15-8.
For dolls with a sense of design
November 19, 2000
A team of New York design and art world superstars has focused its big-time talent on a very small project. A contemporary mini-manse for kids age 6 and older (possibly much older), Kaleidoscope House is the creation of Laurie Simmons, a photographer known for dollhouse imagery, and Peter Wheelwright, dean of architecture at Manhattan’s Parsons School of Design.
Haskell theater group puts on ‘strong’ show
November 19, 2000
By Jan Biles What happened in the boarding schools housing American Indian children not so long ago is brought home by Thunderbird Theatre’s production of Vera Manuel’s “Strength of Indian Women.”
College Basketball Roundup
Cincy trips Boise State
November 19, 2000
Goodbye Kenyon Martin. Hello Kenny Satterfield. The sophomore point guard saved 17th-ranked Cincinnati from a season-opening defeat Saturday night, scoring 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half for a 73-61 victory over Boise State in the opener for both teams.
Big 12 South roundup
Sooners stop Texas Tech, take title
November 19, 2000
Top-ranked Oklahoma didn’t look the part for much of the day against Texas Tech. With the game on the line, that changed.
A&M marks anniversary of bonfire collapse
November 19, 2000
More than 25,000 people weathered driving rain Saturday to observe the one-year anniversary of the collapse of a log bonfire that killed 12 Texas A&M students.
Americana continues in popularity
Large advertising signs interest many antiques collectors
November 19, 2000
What are the top 10 collectibles in the country? There is no definitive list, but certainly any list would include coins, stamps, dolls, baseball cards, bottles, advertising and political-campaign memorabilia. These have been popular for many years.
Documentary captures terrorist action
November 19, 2000
The murder of 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian gunmen at the Munich Olympic Games 28 years ago is hauntingly documented in “One Day In September.”
Community observances mark World AIDS Day
November 19, 2000
Events scheduled in conjunction with this year’s World AIDS Day observance.
Art to aid AIDS
Artists donate works to Red Ribbon auction
November 19, 2000
By Jan Biles More than 40 artists have donated artworks to the eighth annual Douglas County AIDS Project’s Red Ribbon Art Auction.
Book Capsules
November 19, 2000
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette Yeats’ Ghosts Hemingway: The Final Years
KC hopes Flutie stays on bench
Bills’ Johnson back in action following shoulder sprain
November 19, 2000
When Rob Johnson was announced as Buffalo’s starting quarterback for this Sunday, a beleaguered Kansas City defense breathed a big sigh of relief.
Tips for smart cybershopping
November 19, 2000
The Direct Marketing Assn. offers these tips to help you have a safe cybershopping experience.
Just how much can a snake swallow?
November 19, 2000
By Roger Martin It’s a fake, snake experts say. The pythons, the anacondas, the quicksand pits they used to scare the daylights out of me in the old jungle movie. Quicksand you could escape; an article in Reader’s Digest showed how to do that. But the big snakes were another story.
Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be a hassle
Lawrence merchants give some tips on how to make your holiday buying spree less stressful
November 19, 2000
By Amy Trollinger Retailers in Lawrence realize they aren’t the only game in town anymore when it comes to shopping for Christmas gifts. Shoppers have options. Lots of them. Web sites, catalogs, national chains, malls in Kansas City and Topeka and big-box stores on the edge of town are all clamoring to get you to spend money with them.
Kings strip Williams of creativity
Sacramento point guard not allowed to play razzle-dazzle basketball anymore
November 19, 2000
Jason Williams has had his wings clipped in Sacramento. That might be good news for the Kings in the short term, but it’s bad news for the many fans he attracted in just two seasons in the NBA.
Nun too late
Nuncrackers’ jam-packed with nonsense
November 19, 2000
By Jan Biles The “Nunsense” plays are becoming a habit with Lawrence Community Theatre. “Nuncrackers,” the fourth in the popular musical comedy series by Dan Goggin, opens Friday night and runs through Dec. 10. “This is the best one since the first (‘Nunsense’) play,” says Mary Doveton, the show’s director and the theater’s managing/artistic director.
Kansas defense dandy
North Dakota forced to shoot from outside
November 19, 2000
By Gary Bedore Kansas University basketball players take it as a compliment when opponents bomb away from the outside. “I think it’s a tribute to our defense,” KU senior Kenny Gregory said after the Jayhawks held North Dakota to 9-of-34 three-point shooting in a 92-61 victory on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.
North Kansas City thankful for casino’s many ‘blessings’
November 19, 2000
Commercials tell of a fictitious community called Luckytown where the sun always shines, people are winners and life is generally good.
A bummer’ in Ames - Iowa State 38, Kansas 17
Jayhawks finish season with fourth straight setback
November 19, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Kansas University football coach Terry Allen used a lot of words trying to explain the Jayhawks’ season-ending loss to Iowa State. He talked about ISU’s running game, KU’s offensive struggles, the weather you name it. After the final television camera was turned off, though, Allen summed up the game and the season quite well.
Turkey hunter sometimes resembles prey
November 19, 2000
By George Gurley Many a man has found himself transformed into a jackass on account of some act of folly. Not a few princes have been turned into frogs. But nothing prepared my wife and daughter for discovering the man of the house transformed into a turkey a female turkey at that.
Farming legacy
November 19, 2000
Baby boomers face children’s questions
November 19, 2000
By Ellen Goodman The Boston Globe While we are waiting for the Land of the Pregnant Chad to declare the new president, may I rewind the tape for just a moment? There’s something from that last madcap weekend before the madcap election that is worth thinking about.
Election may land in Congress
November 19, 2000
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group If you believe, as I do, that we are skating on thin ice in the dispute over Florida’s presidential votes, then the forgotten case of Dr. Lloyd W. Bailey of Rocky Mount, N.C., may soon become much better known.
Workers and wages
November 19, 2000
Journal-World Editorial There’s always room and fair wages for good, well-trained workers. In a labor market as tight as the one that exists in Lawrence today, the challenge may be not to provide enough good-paying jobs for local workers but to provide enough well-trained workers for the jobs the community attracts.
Health secretary speaks at K-State
Shalala promotes prescription plan
November 19, 2000
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala said a national prescription drug plan would “provide meaningful protection and bargaining power for seniors.”
Crime Briefs
November 19, 2000
Kansas City, Kan. - Youth pleads guilty to murder of couple Kansas City, Kan. - Penitentiary workers acquitted in beatings
Church begins anew after fire
November 19, 2000
Four years after a fire gutted the predominantly black Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, a new steeple was put on the new building and topped with a cross.
Hingis, Seles reach final
Kournikova’s dreams smashed at Chase Championships
November 19, 2000
Perhaps fittingly, the last Chase Championships to be held at Madison Square Garden will be between two former champions.
Iowa State chills Jayhawks in finale
Quick start ignites Cyclones past Kansas on frigid November day in Ames, Iowa
November 19, 2000
By Jason Franchuk When you’re hot you’re hot, but when you’re in Iowa in the latter part of November you’re not. With temperatures in the 20s and the wind chill hovering around zero, Kansas struggled from the start in its season-ending 38-17 loss to Iowa State on Saturday afternoon.
Dead’ woman calls 911 twice
Medical personnel left her for dead, until she called back
November 19, 2000
A woman who attempted suicide showed this week that in the end she really had the will to live.
Lawrence School Board
Policy manual vote slated
November 19, 2000
The beat goes on for board members trying to produce a new policy manual for the 10,300-student district and its employees.
Maize teacher takes state prize
Lawrence educator among finalists
November 19, 2000
A Maize fifth- and sixth-grade teacher was honored Saturday night by the state Department of Education as the Kansas Teacher of the Year.
Robert Lingard Sr.
November 19, 2000
Zelda Mae Dick
November 19, 2000
Full of attitude and sass
Salon.com releases fun guide to present-day authors
November 19, 2000
By Mark Luce Salon.com has made its name (while maybe not its targeted earnings) by challenging traditional media, gleefully slaying sacred cows and writing pieces with brawny opinion, the insider wink and a hipster cache that its main competitor, Microsoft-funded Slate.com, can’t quite seem to duplicate.
Arts Notes
November 19, 2000
Lanford Wilson to be honored Vienna Choir Boys stopping at JCCC Art show and sale to benefit Van Go ‘Imagination Workshop’ slates holiday show High schoolers to learn about jazz
On the record
November 19, 2000
Briefly
November 19, 2000
Baker students rate university highly Commission to attend statewide conference Birds of prey to be shown at Vinland nursery Flu shots available in Eudora Lieutenant governors to meet in Overland Park
Oz park leadership to change
New executive director to be announced
November 19, 2000
Developers of a proposed Oz theme park in rural Johnson County will hire a new executive director in hopes of boosting the company’s credibility.
Parents of ill children sue gene test researchers
November 19, 2000
The families of children who died of a rare degenerative brain disease are suing researchers who used their blood and tissue to identify and patent the gene responsible for the disorder.
Black patriots memorial faces funding crunch
November 19, 2000
American sailor James Forten faced a horrible dilemma after his ship was defeated by a British frigate during the Revolutionary War.
Conservation group to have convention
November 19, 2000
The Kansas Association of Conservation Districts will have its 56th annual convention today through Tuesday at the Airport Hilton, Wichita.
Blast guts S.D. school, kills 2
November 19, 2000
A gas explosion tore apart a school and ignited a fire, killing two men and injuring a third. One of the men died after being trapped for hours under the debris.
Frederick G. Trefz Sr.
November 19, 2000
HHS chief Shalala heading to Miami
November 19, 2000
Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala announced Saturday that she will become president of the University of Miami after eight years in President Clinton’s Cabinet.
Cohen cautions troops about Mideast violence
November 19, 2000
Defense Secretary William Cohen on Saturday told U.S. troops stationed in a desert compound where they are on the highest alert that Israeli-Palestinian violence could spread throughout the Gulf region.
Arab women seek improved lives
November 19, 2000
Ten of the Arab world’s first ladies joined activists in an unusual gathering Saturday to push for the improved status of women in their male-dominated societies.
Death row inmate nominated for Nobel
November 19, 2000
From his tiny San Quentin cell, Stanley Williams spends his days on death row writing gritty children’s books about his experiences as a founder and leader of the street gang the Crips.
Infiltrator guns down Israelis
Palestinian officer sneaks into base, opens fire on soldiers
November 19, 2000
A security officer who belonged to a militia group disbanded by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat sneaked through Jewish settlement land in the Gaza Strip early Saturday and shot three soldiers, killing one and wounding the others before being felled by return fire, the Israeli military said. Palestinian leaders quickly urged Israel not to retaliate but to let them investigate the dawn attack in Kfar Darom, one of the more brazen during the seven-week uprising.
Wedding bells chime for Douglas, Zeta-Jones
November 19, 2000
Choosing old-fashioned glamour over privacy, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were married Saturday night in an extravagant wedding at The Plaza hotel on Central Park.
All flash, little heat from Martin’s ‘Sound Loaded’
November 19, 2000
Ricky Martin seems like too nice a boy to be such a sex fiend. On television, he invariably comes across as well-mannered and deferential, always smiling politely and showing respect. By all appearances, he’s the essence of gentility.
Contract disputes may leave holiday travel up in the air
November 19, 2000
The lines and delays associated with holiday flying in the past could turn out to be relatively fond memories for airline passengers compared to this Thanksgiving week, the heaviest travel period of the year.
Election system needs an upgrade
November 19, 2000
One of my friends asked me whether I’d have a column about the election. I hadn’t planned on one. I come to the newspaper on Monday morning to put my Sunday column on the computer, so I’m always behind the superstars like George Will and David Broder and that crew. (No pretensions at being in the class of those heavyweights.
Trust fund brightens lives
Small town women benefit from philanthropist’s will
November 19, 2000
Nearly a century after bachelor farmer George W. Davenport left $10,000 in his will to help “aged and deserving women over 55,” his generosity is still brightening lives in three small towns in the hills of western Massachusetts.
Which presidential candidate could better manage the economy?
November 19, 2000
Imagine bad health forces you to put your finances into the hands of a trustee, and that you have two choices.The first is a condescending intellectual show-off who brags about being in the business for decades and overwhelms you with boring detail.
Married co-workers face extra challenges
November 19, 2000
A sales rep who works for Efficient Networks outside Dallas had met Tracy and Ben, and thought they might hit it off. So when he came to town for the office Christmas party last year, he tried to play matchmaker.
Painting places
Russell’s subjects surround him
November 19, 2000
By Jim Baker If you stand quietly and peer into one of Baldwin artist Tom Russell’s Kansas landscape paintings, your imagination kicks in. You can hear the wind rustling through the red autumn leaves of his trees.
Victorian carolers recall tradition of Christmas past
November 19, 2000
Here’s a traditional holiday scene to go along with the Christmas goose, eggnog and chestnuts roasting on an open fire. These big, colorful carolers could have stepped right out of a Dickens story you can almost hear the singing and laughter.
Latest novel is pure Sheldon
The Sky Is Falling’ doesn’t disappoint
November 19, 2000
When it comes to marketing his novels globally, Sidney Sheldon is an officially certified champ. The 1999 Guinness Book of Records credits him as the world’s most translated novelist (51 languages, more than 180 countries).