He inspired me,'' said Sutherland
, a Granada Hills High and Cal State Northridge graduate.
Venus as a Boy is Sutherland
's first novel to appear in the United States, and suggests that in a black European literary world dominated by the staggering achievement of Zadie Smith and a contemporary Scottish literary landscape still adjusting itself to the impact of Irvine Welsh (author of Trainspotting), the writing of Luke Sutherland
straddles them both.
Funded by both government and big industry partners, Sutherland
, a former Canadian Forest Service silviculture research lab technician, will serve as the project's liason.
Sentencing dad-of-one Sutherland
at the High Court in Edinburgh, Judge Lord Dawson said he was "revolted" by the crime.
The IRS acquiesced to Sutherland
(see Action on Decision (AOD) 2002-02, Feb.
After lunch, Georges Bostick from Sutherland
in Washington and Daniel Bernbeck from Towers Perrin in Frankfurt discussed cross-border income tax issues arising from employee stock option plans, with Mr.
Second, the absence of 'traditional sources,' as Sutherland
terms them, makes it difficult to link broader social trends to the material in the book.
In the words of Sophie Silberberg, a luminary in children's publishing, Zena Sutherland
is "one of America's most respected reviewers of books for children, an admired teacher of children's literature, a prominent anthologist, and a leader of considerable influence within the many professions concerned with children and their reading" (Hearne & Kay, 1981, p.
said the animals and the people there became equal characters in her book, published this month by Viking.
It's heartbreaking stuff, but Sutherland
doesn't have a maudlin bone in his body as he depicts all this with a matter-of-fact naturalism that leaves one marveling at how candidly he seemed to be able to capture myriad troubled lives.