[DuskyLiterati]: The Sunday Salon (01 Jan 2012)

Sunday Salon is hosted by Debra Hamel. Happy New Year and enjoy my week in books! Book Honors: Sonia Sanchez was named as Philadelphia's first poet laureate. She will serve for two years, with a stipend of $2,500 per year. Sanchez is the author of at least 18 books of poetry, as well as plays and children's books. She advocated the introduction of Continue Reading...

[DuskyLiterati]: The Sunday Salon (13 Feb 2011)

Sunday Salon is hosted by Debra Hamel. This week was very busy at work, lots of fires to put out, that I only finished two books. I read two Steampunk novels, Crystal Rain by Tobias S. Buckell and Boneshaker by Cherie Priest. This coming week I plan to read books by Mario Vargas Llosa and Jose Saramago. Enjoy my week in books. Book Honors: Continue Reading...

[DuskyLiterati] The Sunday Salon (6 Feb 2011)

Sunday Salon is hosted by Debra Hamel. Enjoy my week in books. Book Honors: The following works were included on the 2010 Locus Recommended Reading List. This recommended reading list, published in Locus Magazine's February 2011 issue, is a consensus by Locus editors and reviewers. Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor (Novel - Fantasy) The Hundred Continue Reading...

[DuskyLiterati] The Sunday Salon (30-Jan-2011)

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This is my first Sunday Salon and I'm joining via the Facebook page. Sunday Salon is hosted by Debra Hamel. Enjoy my week in books. Book Honors: The Honorable Derek Walcott's White Egrets won the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry. Walcott is the first Caribbean to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. White Egrets has also been nominated for the Continue Reading...