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Make #timetoread

Today is National Readathon Day! If your Saturday is as rainy and bleak as mine is then that is a great excuse to make time to read. 211 more words

All For Me

Absolutely, Hodge Podge Review of : "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie

For a summary of this novel see: http://www.amazon.com/Absolutely-True-Diary-Part-Time-Indian/dp/0316013692 

Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is a raw, heart wrenching, tear inducing young adult novel about a Native American, 14 year old boy who flies with his dreams to live beyond the reservation. 162 more words

Adolescent Lit

A Few Words on "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian"

This book, by Sherman Alexie, is a great coming of age story about identity. The main character, Junior as he’s called on the rez or Arnold amongst the “white kids”, is very relatable because he is funny in his delivery and honest in what he says. 248 more words

Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian

Pint Conversations: Want More? Read More.

When I came home from bar trivia tonight, I had no idea that the following events would happen or that I would find them impactful enough to write a blog about. 1,176 more words

Miscellaneous Musings

The West: Where We Are Winter Program January 22nd-February 12th

This Thursday at 6:00-7:30pm in the Regional History Library, our winter program will kick off with the first of a four part reading and discussion series lead by our new Library Director Jenny Emery Davidson, Ph. 333 more words

Sherman Alexie : Reservation Blues

Reservation Blues revisits the characters of Thomas Builds-the-Fire, Victor Joseph and Junior Polatkin, first written about so memorably in the 1993 short story collection The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fistfight In Heaven… 621 more words

Native American Interest

Caffeinated Reads of 2014

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.” –William Styron

I have lived several lives this year and I have to say, not once have I felt exhausted by them. 1,610 more words