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  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a professor at MIT, a MacArthur "Genius," and the first Latino to sit on the Pulitzer Prize board of jurors. Still, the Dominican-American writer graciously took the time to answer a few of my questions via e-mail amidst a rigorous teaching schedule and a national paperback book tour (he'll be stopping by Yale University on Nov. 12 and Naugatuck Valley Community College on Nov. 14). We managed to cover the meaning of art, some of the quirks of his reoccurring narrator Yunior, and I even did my best to coax a little writing advice out of him.
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt

    New in paperbacks: 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt
    The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Back Bay, 774 pages, $20 Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows 13-year-old Theo Decker, who survives an explosion that kills his mother. Taken in by the wealthy family of a friend, Theo feels out of place and...

    Joanne Carson's Capote-edited memoir chapter still in limbo

    Joanne Carson's Capote-edited memoir chapter still in limbo
    Joanne Carson is perfectly content to give Truman Capote credit for writing the most beautiful moment of her never-finished memoir, a passage about falling in love with the man who would become king of late-night television. Here's what she wrote: "I...

    The uninsured in U.S. raise Ebola risk

     The uninsured in U.S. raise Ebola risk
    — Fear of Ebola has been climbing steadily in the United States since Tuesday's announcement that a Liberian traveler in Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan, was diagnosed with the disease after having been in Texas for eight days. A month ago, a Harvard...

    Marja Mills addresses Harper Lee controversy at literary event

    Marja Mills addresses Harper Lee controversy at literary event
    Less than a week after the publication of Marja Mills' memoir, “The Mockingbird Next Door,” her story of befriending the famously reclusive 88-year-old author Harper Lee, the book remains embroiled in controversy. On July 14, the day...