All Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20.
small text medium text large text

Pas de Six

Experience the passion and beauty of dance through these six works of dance fiction.

Nair, Anita
Mistress: A Novel
A passionate love triangle erupts when a kathakali dancer, his niece, and her husband meet an American cellist whose questions dig into the past and call the future into question.
 
Horsfall, Rebecca
Dancing on Thorns: A Novel
An epic story of the ambition and drive it takes to succeed in the dance world, and the demons that must still be confronted, even at the top.
 
Bird, Sarah
The Flamenco Academy: A Novel
Two young women form a bond through the passion of flamenco dance, yet it threatens to break when a young and talented guitarist comes into their lives.
 
Owens, Sharon
The Ballroom on Magnolia Street
Love and life play out on the dance floor of a ballroom in Belfast.
 
McCann, Colum
Dancer: A Novel
A fictionalized account of the life of world-renowned danseur Rudolf Nureyev, told through the voices of the people who knew him.
 
Sharp, Adrienne
White Swan, Black Swan: Stories
Ballet dancers, both fictional and real, float in and out of these twelve dramatic stories by a former ballerina.
 

Updated: July 27, 2009