To celebrate its 10th birthday, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie’s National Book Award winning YA novel, is being reissued. The special anniversary edition features a new introduction by Jacqueline Woodson,...Show More Summary
Alexie said he feels rested and healthy again. by Rich Smith Return of the Sherm...an Alexie. LEE TOWNDROW In July of this year, local literary titan Sherman Alexie cancelled the book tour for his new memoir, You Don't Have To Say You Love Me, which focuses on his relationship with his mother. Show More Summary
Picks from The Fall 2017 Edition of Seattle Art and Performance by Rich Smith Sept 7 Daniel Handler with Sherman Alexie Given that Alexie decided to cancel his tour and most public appearances for the year, it's unlikely he'll read tonight. Show More Summary
Russian spies in fiction and reality, Curtis Sittenfeld on men and romance novels, Annie Dillard describes a total eclipse, and a story by Sherman Alexie.
"I don't believe in the afterlife as a reality, but I believe in the afterlife as metaphor, and my mother, from the afterlife, is metaphorically kicking my ass.... I have been sobbing many times a day during this book tour. I have sobbed in private and I have sobbed onstage." (One commenter called it […]
“Lillian haunted me when she was alive. And she has haunted me since her death in July 2015. And she has haunted me in spectacular ways since I published my memoir a month ago.” Sherman Alexie has cancelled the rest of a book tour to promote his new memoir about his relationship with his mother, reports The Guardian. Show More Summary
Sherman Alexie, the author whose recent memoir "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" chronicles his stormy relationship with his late mother, is canceling much of his book tour, citing a struggle with depression. Alexie will make appearances this week in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Menlo Park...
by Amber Cortes Sherman Alexie cancelled his national book tour, but promised his fans he'd still be writing. Ulf Andersen via Getty Images Sherman Alexie Cancels National Book Tour: Seattle’s literary giant scheduled a book tour toShow More Summary
Sherman Alexie keeps running into his mother on book tour, catching glimpses of the woman at the center of his new memoir, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me.” He sees her in the quilt decorating his hotel in Boston, a vivid reminder of her artistry and industry. And then there are the sirens that...
Author Sherman Alexie opens up to Buzzfeed News journalist Anne Helen Petersen about his Spokane reservation adolescence, and how the experience led him to become one of the most outspoken, politically-engaged artists today. In spite of his well-known fame, Alexie has been getting death threats from Trump’s supporters that, in some cases, have forced him […]
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Sherman Alexie was on NPR’s Fresh Air this week talking about his new memoir, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me. Alexie told Terri Gross that “there was more going on in Native American literature in 1991 than there is now.” More highlights from the interview: On the book’s title, taken from the Dusty […]
Although Sherman Alexie’s no stranger to discerning readers of contemporary lit, even the most seasoned, well-educated fans will find new reasons to celebrate the activist artist’s rise to stardom in James Yeh’s latest NYT article. For example, did you know that a 1992 NEA grant enabled Alexie to quit his secretarial work, in order to […]
In his memoir, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” Alexie explores grief, poverty and his childhood on the Spokane Indian Reservation.
"I whispered, 'I love you,' and walked, grief-drunk and afraid, into the rest of my life."
VICE shared an excerpt from Sherman Alexie's memoir You Don't Have to Say You Love Me. Alexie talked to the New York Times about the book. Perfume Genius played a Tiny Desk Concert. The Rumpus interviewed author Gary Lutz. Stream...
In a new book inspired by his mother’s death, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” Mr. Alexie plays with the complexities of autobiography.
by Christopher Frizzelle LEE TOWNDROW You know how most live readings are kind of hard to follow because if your mind wanders even for a second, it's difficult to find your way back? And you don't have the text in front of you? And if...Show More Summary
Alexie: "What I’m realizing now... is that the writing of the book was just the first half of the ceremony. Now I’m entering into the second half of the ceremony, bringing it to the public, starting to talk about my mother."
Your story in the Fiction Issue, “Clean, Cleaner, Cleanest,” is about a motel maid called Marie. When did you first think of her as the subject for a story?