Sherman Alexie

Banned Book
6:03 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Campaign Aims To Get Banned Sherman Alexie Book To Idaho Students

Two women in Washington have raised enough money to send 350 copies of “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" to students in Meridian, Idaho.
Credit Kraemer Family Library / Flickr

Two women in Washington have raised enough money to send 350 copies of a controversial book by Sherman Alexie to students in Meridian, Idaho. It's a reaction to the Meridian school board's decision to suspend use of “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.” Parents complained about profanity and sexual content in the novel.

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Book Ban
4:10 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Oregon School District Considers Ban On Sherman Alexie Novel

File photo of "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian." An Oregon school district is considering whether to pull the book.
Kraemer Family Library Flickr

Originally published on Mon February 3, 2014 4:05 pm

A school district in Sweet Home, Ore., is considering whether to pull a book by Northwest author Sherman Alexie from junior high classrooms.

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NWPR Books
6:05 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Book News: External Monitor To Watch Over Apple

Kimberly White Getty Images

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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NWPR Books
7:07 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Book News: Author Says Dave Eggers' New Book Rips Off Her Work

Dave Eggers at the 2009 National Book Awards in New York.
Tina Fineberg AP

(This post was updated at 10 a.m.)

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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NWPR Books
4:16 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Book News: 'Hunger Games'-Themed Camp Opens In Florida

Actress Jennifer Lawrence plays Katniss Everdeen in the movie version of The Hunger Games.
Murray Close Lionsgate

The daily lowdown on books, publishing and the occasional author behaving badly.

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The Two-Way
4:15 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Book News: Battle Rages On In Amazon Vs. Overstock Price War

Originally published on Fri August 2, 2013 5:51 am

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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