You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

Sherman Alexie
Sherman Alexie is the critically acclaimed author of poetry, essays and books- including The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. All of his writing centers around his experiences as a child growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation.
Sherman Alexie’s memoir You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me is both a heart wrenching and heartwarming memoir about the author’s complicated grief over his mother’s death; a mother he deeply loved, and at times hated.
No matter one’s culture, the maternal bond is central, and Sherman Alexie lays bare the contradictions in his relationship through prose and poetry.
There’s plenty of heartbreak in this memoir, but there’s a whole lot of humor, too. One of the most beautifully written books I’ve read, and definitely the best memoir I’ve read. I loved it from beginning to end.
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