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A Wide Array of Titles

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted any reviews or recommendations. I’ve been so busy with the end of the semester coming up and training for my new position at work! 445 more words


Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon: Hour 10 Update

It’s the middle of hour 10 and I’ve completed my fourth book! I absolutely loved Sherman Alexie’s War Dances – it was poignant, funny, harsh, and brilliantly written. 59 more words


Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon: Hour 8 Update

We’ve just started hour 8 and I have just finished my third book, The Child Garden. I was underwhelmed by this murder mystery…I’m hoping my next pick will bring me back to the awe of  85 more words


Reading is Cool


“When I read Rimbaud’s works, the bells went off.” Bob Dylan


Reading is not something that can be measured by a standardized test. Reading is unique, it is universal, and it is cool. 1,106 more words

4/22: Red Ink Gala, Featuring Issue 18.1 & Sherman Alexie

When: Friday, April 22nd, at 7:15 PM-8:15 PM

Where: Murdock Hall (MUR) 101, ASU, Tempe campus

Help celebrate the inaugural issue of RED INK International Journal of Indigenous Literature, Arts, and Humanities… 162 more words

Red Ink Events

Issue 18.1 Preview: A Conversation with Sherman Alexie

excerpt from A Conversation with Sherman Alexie

by Travis Franks

In October, Spokane/Coeur d’Alene artist Sherman Alexie visited Arizona State University to deliver the Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecture to Barrett Honors College. 633 more words

Issue 18.1

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Author: Sherman Alexie

Artist: Ellen Forney

Type: Fiction, novel

Published: 2007

I read it: February 2016

The basic premise is best summed up by the narrator at the beginning of chapter two: “I wish I were magical, but I am really just a poor-ass reservation kid living with his poor-ass family on the poor-ass Spokane Indian Reservation.” 366 more words