Posts Tagged ‘Peter LaSalle’

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.

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Texas Book Festival Field Guide

As ever, the 2012 Texas Book Festival promises to be a big stuffed omelet of literary goodness appealing to bibliophiles of every stripe. Whether you’re drawn to the achingly serious, the bracingly risqué, or the delightfully loopy, the Festival has something to offer. Here’s a sample of what this writer will be checking out: The […]

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