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Sherman Alexie brings his literary stand-up routine to BI

In typical form, bestselling Seattle author Sherman Alexie did more than read from his book, he put on a performance based on it. His latest is “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” based not-so-loosely on his own experience growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

Read the Sun’s coverage of his appearances last night in Winslow and Suquamish by clicking here. He got some interesting questions from his Bainbridge audience, including ‘Do Indians, like, have “wo-wo spirituality” where they can predict what’s going to happen?’