Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. is a poet, writer, and filmmaker. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington. Some of his best known works are The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, a book of short stories, and Smoke Signals, a film of his screenplay based on The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. His first novel, Reservation Blues, received one of the fifteen 1996 American Book Awards. His first young adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, is a semi-autobiographical novel that won the 2007 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the Odyssey Award as best 2008 audiobook for young people. His collection of short stories and poems, entitled War Dances, won the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.
Sherman Alexie books list. Sherman Alexie bibliography includes all books by Sherman Alexie. Book list may include collections, editorial contributions, etc - any type of book or journal citing Sherman Alexie as a writer...more