• “In-your-face in a way that can make you laugh (or shudder) when you least expect to . . . War Dances is Alexie’s fiercely freewheeling collection of stories and poems about the tragicomedies of ordinary lives.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

  • “Alexie mixes up comedy and tragedy, shoots it through with tenderness, then delivers with a provocateur’s don’t-give-a-damn flourish.” —The Seattle Times

  • “A mix tape of a book, with many voices, pieces of different length, shifting rhythms, an evolving story.” —Los Angeles Times