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David Treuer a 2016 Minnesota Book Award Finalist

Congratulations and good luck to David Treuer, whose novel PRUDENCE has been shortlisted for the 2016 Minnesota book award.

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David Treuer: Acclaimed Native American Lit Expert

David Treuer recently authored a book review of Steve Inskeep’s Jacksonland, an in depth look at the relationship between President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Chief John Ross. American writer, critic, and academic, Treuer is one of the country’s most noted experts on Native American culture, literature, and reservation life. His most recent book, Prudence, is a World War […]

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David Treuer’s New Novel Prudence, Rooted in Author’s Complex Heritage, Wins Critical Acclaim

David Treuer’s new novel Prudence is a multi-layered story set during World War II that is propelled into being by a tragic moment of human misapprehension. The book is meeting wide critical acclaim.

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What Do You Look Forward to Reading in the New Year?

New fiction by David Treuer and TC Boyle made the Huffington Post’s most anticipated reads of 2015.

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David Treuer Discusses What it Means to be Native American at the 2014 National Book Festival

Author and USC professor David Treuer discusses myths surrounding reservations and the reality of Native American life on BookTV.

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David Treuer, author of “Rez Life,” Talks Identities

Rez Life, by David Treuer

Some essays are too good to let slide into the past. For your reading pleasure, check out David Treuer’s essay on “Going Native.” Here, he looks at how and why some writers create fake identities as Native Americans. David Treuer’s books include the nonfiction Rez Life, as well as novels The Hiawatha, The Translation of […]

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David Treuer, Author of “Rez Life,” Discusses Ojibwe

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David Treuer, author of Rez Life and The Hiawatha, spoke with Krista Tippett about language and meaning. In addition to teaching English at the University of Minnesota, David Treuer also works on compiling the Ojibwe language’s first practical grammar. Catch it here.

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