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Sherman Alexie

(Sherman J Alexie, Jr)
USA flag (b.1966)

Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. is a poet, writer, bare knuckle boxer, and occasional comedian. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American growing up on the Spokane Indian reservation. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Sherman Alexie
Short stories
Distances (1993)Bram Stoker (nominee)

Bram Stoker Best Short Story nominee (1994) : Distances
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) : Reservation Blues
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book winner (2010) : War Dances

Sherman Alexie recommends
Th1rteen R3asons Why (2007)
Jay Asher
"A mystery, eulogy, and ceremony."
Night Train (2008)
Lise Erdrich
"Beautiful and rowdy, this book challenged, entertained, thrilled and scared me. I look forward to Lise Erdrich's long and glorious career."
What We Are (2010)
Peter Nathaniel Malae
"A roller-coaster ride inside the haunted house of American multicultural sin and shame. Violent and smart and funny, I am excited by this new writer."
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (2010)
(Necromancer, book 1)
Lish McBride
"This is a SCARY funny book OR a FUNNY scary book. In either case, it is a GREAT book. I love it."
Domesticated Wild Things (2013)
Xhenet Aliu
"Extremely funny and mordant."
Bream Gives Me Hiccups (2015)
Jesse Eisenberg
"Brilliantly witty, deeply intelligent, and just plain hilarious."
There There (2018)
Tommy Orange
"A beautiful, dangerous, sad, poetic, and hilarious revelation....this book is so revolutionary - evolutionary - that Native American literature will never be the same."

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