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A Familiar Story–Sherman Alexie's Book Banned Again!

A Familiar Story–Sherman Alexie's Book Banned Again!

I have to say, that reporting on these banned books stories is discouraging. Especially when I thought this particular problem was put to bed, as it were. But no. A school board decided to not allow the use of  “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” in ANY grade[Read More...]

by June 21, 2011 News & Opinions
Sherman Alexie's Brilliant Moving Response to Wall Street Journal Article

Sherman Alexie's Brilliant Moving Response to Wall Street Journal Article

I give respect to The Wall Street Journal, this time, because they allowed a couple of counter voices to the smug privileged nonsense Ms. Gurdon wrote regarding the dangers of  ‘dark’ Young Adult Fiction. One of the voices is the award winning author, Sherman Alexie. His book has been lauded[Read More...]

by June 14, 2011 News & Opinions