Feb 4, 2011

Book Blogger Hop: Voltaire's Calligrapher

Book Blogger Hop

Welcome to Book Blogger Hop! Visit other blogs by linking up to the Hop at Crazy for Books, weekly from Friday through Monday, blog hop other blogs in the Linky list, and answer the question of the week.

This week's question: What are you reading now and why?

Voltaire's Calligrapher: A NovelI picked up a slim paperback that has been languishing on my shelf: Voltaire's Calligrapher: A Novel by Pablo De Santis, published Oct. 1, 2010. I see it as literary fiction, but it's described also as "steampunk mystery set in the time of Voltaire." (Booklist) Wish I had started it sooner!

The novel was sent to me by the publisher and I'm planning a review. The author is South American but this edition is published in English.

What are you reading right  now?


Stormi said...

Sounds interesting!

Stoping by from the hop!

Anonymous said...

here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-blogger-hop.html

Dorte H said...

I am reading short stories, or flash fiction to be precise, as part of a Danish reading challenge (February: short story collections).

I have read some by Roald Dahl, but I needed change and picked (downloaded) a free collection written by Cathryn Grant.

Deborah said...

This sounds right up my street, Harvee. Will wait with interest for your verdict.

Howard Sherman said...

Good answer! The answer on my book blog is a little embarassing; it’s a book that’s been sitting on my TBR pile for a year.

To my shame, I only opened the book because I remember it contained an Amazon gift card.

All the sordid details on my book blog – http://www.howardsherman.net

Hop on over!

Howard Sherman

Sugar and Snark said...

Hopping by to say have a great weekend!

New follower :)


Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. New follower!
Voltaire's Calligrapher sounds interesting. Reminds me of Shadow of the Wind by Zafon.
My Hop

Jemi Fraser said...

Sounds fun! I'm reading the latest Pern novel by Todd McCaffrey right now :)

Kristen said...

Interesting sounding book. I have yet to read any steampunk but I am planning on giving it a whirl this year.

Becca said...

Interesting. I will have to look that one up.

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