Blasphemy

New and Selected Stories

by Sherman Alexie

Blasphemy

Hardcover, 465 pages, Grove Press, List Price: $27 | purchase

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The author of the PEN/Faulkner award-winning War Dances combines his classic short stories with new ones in an anthology that features donkey basketball leagues, lethal wind turbines and marriage.

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A mix of new and older stories, spanning 20 years of work by Sherman Alexie, a master storyteller who has been honored with numerous awards. Alexie is constantly experimenting with form, but he never forgets to be funny. He laces his incisive observations about race, class, gender, sex, infidelity, and Indian and non-Indian bigotry with biting wit. Standouts among the older stories: "Indian Country," which opens with a noted Coeur d'Alene author arriving in Montana to learn he's been jilted

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