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One for Now, One for Later

And boy, they couldn’t be more different.

One for Now: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

This one is… it’s more sci-fi than I’m used to, let me start with that.   1,031 more words

Fiction

Trumpism Being Trumped

“Rich people who don’t read are a**holes and poor people who don’t read are f**ked!”….Sherman Alexie

Donald J. Trump has been our president, without releasing his taxes, for more than 100 days, whether you like it or not. 741 more words

Social Norms

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. 535 more words

Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie is a Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Indian from Washington State. He’s got a long list of accomplishments, including the film Smoke Signals (1998), books like  597 more words

April 15, 2017 - Victory

Victory

by Sherman Alexie

Read by John Graves https://textspeech.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/victory.mp3

When I was twelve, I shoplifted a pair
Of basketball shoes. We could not afford
Them otherwise. 173 more words

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April 14, 2017 - Dangerous Astronomy

Dangerous Astronomy

by Sherman Alexie

Read by Emma Rye https://textspeech.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/dangerous-astronomy.mp3

I wanted to walk outside and praise the stars,

But David, my baby son, coughed and coughed. 162 more words

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