Peter La Salle

  • Mariposa’s Song: Peter LaSalle Explores Lives of Los Indocumentados

    Peter LaSalle’s new novel Mariposa’s Song (The Americas Series, Texas Tech University Press) tells of a 20-year-old Honduran young woman, Mariposa, who in 2005 is in the U.S. without documentation and working as a B-girl in a scruffy East Austin nightclub called El Pajáro Verde. Full Story

  • Afterword

    This is about the deck of Alamo cards. Or that’s what we kids in my family called them back in the fifties in Rhode […] Full Story

  • Borges and Batts Hall

    Borges: A LifeBy Edwin WilliamsonViking575 pages$34.95 If you’re looking for something to give you a good sense of the meaning of the term “Borgesian”—as […] Full Story

  • Sugar High

    The late Terry Southern was known for a lot of things, including doing much of the writing on the screenplays of the landmark films […] Full Story

  • Afterword

    In Tunis last summer, the situation was tricky. And in light of recent headlines, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what happened to […] Full Story