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Louise Erdrich's '94 novel was an early story on big-time casinos

Over the years, MPR News has followed the career of author Louise Erdrich. It started in 1984 when she published her first novel, "Love Medicine." She went on to author 15 novels and win many literary awards. In 1994, Erdrich came by MPR's studios to talk about her newest book at the time, "The Bingo Palace."

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12/2/2017

article Review: Erdrich tries apocalyptic fiction in 'Future Home'
(USA) -- Evolution runs amok in Louise Erdrich’s new novel, “Future Home of the Living God.” Ladybugs are the size of cats. Dragonflies have three-foot...

11/23/2017

article Review: Erdrich tries apocalyptic fiction in ‘Future Home’
(Connecticut) -- Evolution runs amok in Louise Erdrich's new novel, "Future Home of the Living God." Ladybugs are the size of cats. Dragonflies have three-...

11/20/2017

article Erdrich tries apocalyptic fiction in ‘Future Home’
(USA) -- EVOLUTION runs amok in Louise Erdrich’s new novel, Future Home of the Living God (Harper). Ladybugs are the size of cats. Dragonflies have three-foot...
article Native American Author Louise Erdrich Says Departing Walker Director Olga Viso Is Being Made ‘Scapegoat’ for the Sam Durant Controversy
(Minnesota) -- Native American author and Minnesota native Louise Erdrich is coming to the defense of Olga Viso, who last week announced that she would be stepping down...

11/11/2017

article REVIEW: Louise Erdrich skilled wth her own ‘Handmaid’ dystopia
(USA) -- Readers recently returned to dystopias in droves, driving books such as “1984” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” back onto best-seller...

11/7/2017

article ‘Future Home of the Living God,’ by Louise Erdrich
(California) -- When you understand that Louise Erdrich’s latest novel unleashes a dystopia based on the oppression of women, it’s no wonder that Margaret...

5/16/2017

article Louise Erdrich's '94 novel was an early story on big-time casinos
(Minnesota) -- Over the years, MPR News has followed the career of author Louise Erdrich. It started in 1984 when she published her first novel, "Love Medicine....

3/16/2017

article Louise Erdrich, Matthew Desmond Among Winners of National Book Critics Circle Awards
(New York) -- Louise Erdrich’s novel “LaRose,” which centers on two Native American families in North Dakota whose lives are upended by a horrific...
article Minneapolis writer Louise Erdrich wins NBCC award for fiction
(New York) -- Minnesota writer Louise Erdrich was visibly moved Thursday night when her name was announced as the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in...

6/5/2016

article REVIEW: LaRose by Louise Erdrich review – formidable Ojibwe storytelling
(UK) -- Louise Erdrich’s 15th novel is one of rare beauty. The action unfolds on the same (fictional) North Dakota Native American reservation where she’s...

5/16/2016

article REVIEW: ‘LaRose,’ by Louise Erdrich
(New York) -- There was a 10-year stretch — roughly 1975 to 1985 — when the landscape of American literature was illumined and enriched and transformed...

5/6/2016

article Louise Erdrich on Her New Novel, ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans
(Minnesota) -- Louise Erdrich is, along with Garrison Keillor and Ann Patchett, among the handful of American writers crazy enough to want to own a bookstore. Hers, in...
article REVIEW: In Louise Erdirch's 'LaRose,' parents make an impossible bargain
(California) -- Romeo Puyat, antihero and scourge of Louise Erdrich's new novel "LaRose," is a cursed man. Addicted to prescription drugs and anything else...

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