Tag Archives: Junot Díaz

10 Best Books I Didn’t Read in 2012

The top ten books that I didn’t read this year include Hitchens’ Mortality, Ron Rash’s The Cove, and Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her.

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Two or Three Things We Know About the 2012 National Book Award Finalists

Boy Kings of Texas cover

The 2012 National Book Award winners will be announced November 14th. Here are some facts you should (or shouldn’t?) know about the finalists.

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Monday’s Margins: I’m Nobody, Who Are You? Are You — A Pulitzer Winner — Too?

Denis Johnson Train Dreams cover

The 2012 Pulitzer Prize for fiction went to nobody.

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"The Flu Season" + Drown

I’m still mulling over the bravery of Will Eno’s play “The Flu Season,” which I read a few weeks ago. It has flitted about the edges of my mind since.

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Mil Máscaras: An Interview with Pulitzer-Winner Junot Díaz (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao)

Author Junot Diaz

“I mean, the erasure and marginalization of all people of color…in what we call the canon is well-documented. It really doesn’t come as any surprise.”

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Junot Diaz Portrait

Born in the Dominican Republic, Junot Diaz is the author of Drown, published in 1996. His work has appeared in Story, The New Yorker, Best American Short Stories 1996, The Paris Review, and African Verse.

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