Books Reading Tonight
posted by August 20 at 9:43 AMon
We have a poetry slam and one reading tonight, at Elliott Bay Book Company. Linda Hogan reads from People of the Whale, which is (according to Publishers Weekly) an “engrossing tale” that “employs just the right touch of spiritualism.” It’s about a fictional Native American tribe and a young man who might have “mystical whaling powers.” Hogan was shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize for a previous novel, Mean Spirit. I haven’t read her, but it’s a safe bet that if you’re interested in Native American fiction, this will probably make you happy.
The full readings calendar, including the next week or so, is here.