Review: ‘Calling for a Blanket Dance,’ by Oscar Hokeah; ‘Stories From the Tenants Downstairs,’ by Sidik Fofana; and ‘Sirens & Muses,’ by Antonia Angress

When Ever is only 6 months old, a group of police officers beat his father for refusing to pay a bribe, leaving him with permanent kidney damage. This is how Oscar Hokeah’s devastating debut, CALLING FOR A BLANKET DANCE (258 pp., Algonquin, $27), begins. The book showcases five decades of

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