Two days into the BLOB game and I bought this:
Little by David Treuer
I have a great excuse! The latest CORA diversity roll call has been posted and the topic is books that have changed the way you look at a person or culture different from you. I read a great Sunday Salon post today over at Black Eyed Susan’s about David Treuer’s Little. Published in 1996 Little is about three generations of a family living on a Native American reservation in a small town called Poverty. In the post the book is described as,
It challenges you to rethink what you thought you knew or to question your ignorance. It tests your humanity.
I knew this was a book I really should read soon. My local library doesn’t have a copy and there was only one copy left at Powell’s, so I bought it. I know it’s going to be worth the 5 points I just added to my score.
Here’s my question to you: what was the last book you bought or checked out of the library because of a blogger’s recommendation?