caret-down caret-up caret-left caret-right Experience Sherman Alexie Lynn M. Piotrowicz, Director Alexie uses few words to describe with poignancy the plight of the contemporary Indian (and I use that descriptor because he does even though it is now no longer politically correct terminology). His stories are rife with broken people: alcoholism, violence, diseases, and mental health issues infiltrate the reservation.
Reading Suggestions for You! – “Lincoln in the Bardo” Recommended by Joshua Colby6/7/2017The novel boasts a host of characters, each with their own distinct vernacular, and each with their own story to tell — stories that all come together to paint a picture of the precariousness of life during the civil war, as well as the tragedy of familial loss. There
As reviewed by Penny Petkiewicz 5/31/17 With Russia being a focus of our attention recently, I decided to investigate what life in Russia was like to get a better understanding of the people and their culture that are so much in our news headlines. The library has a wonderful memoir by Elena Gorokhova entitled A Mountain of Crumbs. Elena,