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Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie appears in the following:

American Icons: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Friday, September 20, 2013

Ken Kesey had worked in a mental hospital, but his first novel was really a parable of what happens when you stand up to the Man – a counterculture fable that doesn’t end well. We visit Oregon State Hospital, where the film was shot, Louise Fletcher describes what it was like to play one of the top movie villains, and Sherman Alexie debunks the myth of the silent Indian.

Slideshow: Behind-the-scenes of the film

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Guest Picks: Sherman Alexie

Monday, October 15, 2012

Writer Sherman Alexie was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his latest collection of stories -- his 20th! -- called Blasphemy. He also told us what he's been reading and listening to recently.

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Sherman Alexie

Monday, October 15, 2012

Sherman Alexie talks about his 20-year, 20-book career as a writer known for his irreverent observations of life among Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest. His newest collection, Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories, which includes 15 classics with 15 new stories in one anthology.

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War Dances

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

National Book Award-winner Sherman Alexie discusses his new book, War Dances, a collection of stories exploring the precarious balance between self-preservation and responsibility to family, art, and the world.

Event: Sherman Alexie will be reading and signing books
Tuesday, October 27, at 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, ...

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Young American Indians in 1961 Los Angeles

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Kent Mackenzie’s groundbreaking 1961 film “The Exiles” tells the story of young American Indians in Los Angeles as they spend a night barhopping, drinking, and flirting. It’s recently been restored and released by Milestone films, and opens on July 11 at IFC Center. Joining Leonard to talk about ...

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Sherman Alexie's First Novel in 10 Years

Monday, June 04, 2007

Sherman Alexie brings to life an orphaned half-Indian, half-Irish teenager named Zits in his first new novel in ten years: Flight.

Flight is available for purchase at amazon.com

Events: Sherman Alexie will be speaking and signing books
Monday, June 4 at 7 pm
Union Square Barnes ...

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The Stories Behind the Stories

Monday, June 04, 2007

Veteran Democratic consultant Robert Shrum takes us behind the scenes of three decades of politics. Then, John Carter Cash pays tribute to his famous mother, June Carter Cash. And Sherman Alexie tells us about his new novel. Plus, Dorothy Hamilton, Jacques Pepin, and Dan Barber talk about how they became ...

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Special Guest: Sherman Alexie

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Sherman Alexie is a poet, novelist and screen writer. He’s the author of more than a dozen books, include Ten Little Indians and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven — which he adapted into the movie Smoke Signals, a classic of Native film. In 1999, the ...

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Museum, Tribes, Lonewolf

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Kurt Andersen talks with writer Sherman Alexie about being a Native American artist. We’ll explore the National Museum of the American Indian, just days before its grand opening on the National Mall. A traditional potter from New Mexico works with civil engineers to design native symbols on a grand scale. ...

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