rough house: a memoir

Goodreads Link “A story of growing up in turmoil, rough house recounts a childhood divided between a charming, mercurial, abusive father in the forests of the Pacific Northwest and a mother struggling with small-town poverty. It is also a story of generational trauma, especially for the women—a story of violent men and societal restrictions, of … Continue reading rough house: a memoir

The Red Convertible

Okay, I’m not going to be talking about a book… but hear me out. Louise Erdrich has one of the best short stories ever and I highly recommend it. “The Red Convertible” comes in at under 12 pages and little more than 4,000 words, but Erdrich weaves the tale of two brothers caught in changes … Continue reading The Red Convertible

Earth Keeper

Momaday holds a special place on my bookshelf. House Made of Dawn was one of the first Native books that I’d ever read and it launched me into the fantastic world of Native American literature. Earth Keeper is a small collection of reflections? Poems? The writing is so beautiful that blurs the line between both. … Continue reading Earth Keeper

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