Blogs in July 2023

Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country 24th July 2023

For more than three decades, Louise Erdrich has won prizes, critical acclaim, and the hearts of readers the world over with her spellbinding novels of Native American life. In Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country she travels, with her...

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The Sentence 8th March 2022

In this stunning and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage and of a woman’s relentless errors. Louise Erdrich’s latest novel,...

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Love Medicine 12th February 2020

Beautiful reissue of Louise Erdrich’s most famous novel, from one of the most celebrated American writers of her generation and winner of the National Book Award 2012. Set on and around a North Dakota reservation, ‘Love Medicine’ tells the...

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La Rose 5th June 2016

Late summer in North Dakota, 1999: Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence but only when he staggers closer does he realise he has killed his neighbour’s...

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The Round House 1st January 1970

A mother is brutally raped by a man on their North Dakota reservation where she lives with her husband and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. Traumatized and afraid, she takes to her bed and refuses to talk to anyone – including...

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