A Mind Spread Out on the Ground (Hardcover, 2019, Doubleday Canada) 5 stars

In an urgent and visceral work that asks essential questions about the treatment of Native …

Like going home

5 stars

These essays illuminate a lot of my own family memories and traumas. This makes it both a difficult read and a nostalgic read. Going home when home is a difficult place brings up feelings that are difficult to explain to people outside of those experiences but Alicia manages to bring the reader in without turning her stories into trauma porn.