Sherman Alexie’s Next Work a Biography – Ordering Now

December 12, 2016

Unfortunately I don’t have an ARC – and see none yet on Edelweiss – but I’m going ahead with 15 copies. This comes out in June.  It will be in the catalog within a week or so.

 

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

Publisher summary: A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner.

When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this stunning memoir. Featuring 78 poems, 78 essays and intimate family photographs, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine–growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. Throughout, a portrait emerges of his mother as a beautiful, mercurial, abusive, intelligent, complicated woman. YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME is a powerful account of a complicated relationship, an unflinching and unforgettable remembrance.

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