Brandon Hobson is a National Book Award Finalist, and the author of a brand new novel called The Removed. The book is about one family and the lasting impacts from the murder of their son at the hands of a police officer. Today we talk about how The Removed challenges stereotypes around Native Americans, creating a career from passions, and the writers who inspire Brandon.
There are no spoilers on this episode.
The Stacks Book Club selection for March is Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh, we will discuss the book with Nic Stone on March 31st.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. You can also find everything we talked about on Amazon.
- The Removed by Brandon Hobson
- The Trail of Tears
- Andrew Jackson
- Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson
- Haruki Murakami
- Institute of American Indian Art
- The Fabulist by Stephen Glass
- There There by Tommy Orange
- Brad McLelland
- Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
- Stuart O’Nan
- Soho Press
- The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
- Toni Morrison
- Crooked Hallelujah by Kelli Jo Ford
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