Book Picks 2014: The Salon Readings at City of Asylum

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For the holiday season, Sampsonia Way is excited to present our readers with a list of recommended reading from City of Asylum/Pittsburgh’s 2014 literary events. In the last year City of Asylum/Pittsburgh has held many different literary events featuring writers, journalists, and translators.

Each of the books below was written, edited, or translated by one of the writers of City of Asylum/Pittsburgh’s Salon Readings, including the two books published by Sampsonia Way this year. Click on the book to purchase it on Amazon.com.

Recommended Reading


What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?
by David Harris-Gershon
BUY →


Generation Zero: An Anthology of New Cuban Fiction
by Sampsonia Way Magazine
BUY →


The Miniature Wife And Other Stories
by Manuel Gonzales
BUY →


Afsaneh, A Novel From Iran
by Moniru Ravanipur
BUY →


Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah
by Patricia Smith
BUY →


Fast Animal
by Tim Seibles
BUY →


Open Interval
by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
BUY →


Lighthead
by Terrance Hayes
BUY →


Noose And Hook
by Lynn Emmanuel
BUY →


Soundtrack To Latchkey Boy
by Curtis Crisler
BUY →


Diving Nothingness:Poems
by Gerald Stern
BUY →


The Cartographer Tries To Map A Way To Zion
by Kei Miller
BUY →


Mandible
by TJ Dema
BUY →


Love Dreaming And Other Poems
by Ali Cobby Eckermann
BUY →


Fullblood Arabian
by Osama Alomar
BUY →


The Conspiracy
by Israel Centeno
BUY →

About the Author

Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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