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…

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. There are several recurring characters which is kind of cool at first, but they make appearances at different times in their lives and become indistinguishable.…

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. Sherman Alexie is an ace at the short story in this book. Sure, the stories share a lot of themes and even situations,…