• “Again and again, Alexie’s prose startles and dazzles with unexpected, impossible-to-anticipate moves. With this stunning collection, Sherman Alexie has become quite clearly an important new voice in American literature.” The Boston Globe

  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven is a many faceted picture, like a mosaic of broken glass. Reading it is like leaning out the side window of a speeding car, watching the world slip in and out of focus faster than you can sort the future from the present from the past.” The Washington Post

  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven . . .is for the American Indian what Richard Wright’s Native Son was for the black American in 1940.” Chicago Tribune

  • “Spare, disturbing stories . . . with stark, lyric power.” The New York Times Book Review