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Borderlands Performance: Splicing comedy and literary reading, Sherman Alexie speaks in Bend

By Brianna Brey, Source Weekly January 2014

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Literary readings haven’t been traditionally funny. Thought of less as light entertainment, and more as “high culture,” authors have a stigma of stuffiness to contend with. 656 more words

Arts & Culture

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Author: Sherman Alexie

Type: Fiction, short stories

Published: 1993

I read it: March 2008

Sherman Alexie’s first collection. Most of the stories are engrossing but some are a little thin. 95 more words

Ten Little Indians

Author: Sherman Alexie

Type: Fiction, short stories

Published: 2003

I read it: February 2008 (re-read)

I read this book a few years back, and just read it again and enjoyed it again. 117 more words

Gwen's Summer Challenge: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Realistic Fiction)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian without a doubt makes the list of essential young adult books… This book kept me hooked the entire time, with the interesting (if not a little slow) plot and characters, amazing language and writing style, and added drawings and cartoons. 692 more words

Author: Gwen

War Dances by Sherman ALexie (2009)

Alexie’s War Dances is a multigenre collection of writing that offers a little of every emotion: humor, anger, disenchantment, pain, fear, regret, and just about every other feelings humans are capable of.  332 more words

Book Reviews

Must Read Titles in 2014: Summer Update

As of April 1st 2014, I had read 13/30 of my #MustReadin2014 list Three months later, I have read about 20 novels but only four of them have been from my list. 386 more words

What Is Your Teacher Reading?

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian — Review

In reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, I think it was another case of the book coming into my life at the wrong time because it was a complete miss for me. 329 more words

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