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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.
  • Book festivals this weekend in Boston and Texas

    Book festivals this weekend in Boston and Texas
    If you happen not to be in Los Angeles this weekend -- and that's unfortunate, because temperatures here have finally dropped below 100 --the optimal places to be are Boston and Austin. Both are holding book festivals. The Texas Book Festival is bigger,...

    Cracking the cover on fall nonfiction

    This week, we return to our preview of the fall book season, with a look at nonfiction titles. Biographies seem to be taking center stage, and include intimate looks inside the lives of Anjelica Huston, Jennifer Lopez, Bill Cosby, Gail Sheehy, Carlos...

    Ben Bradlee, nonpareil editor

    WASHINGTON -- The death at 93 of the Washington Post's incomparable editor Benjamin C. Bradlee is both a journalistic and personal loss to all of us who had the opportunity to work for and under his driving and joyous leadership of one of America's...

    OCT 22 | Printers Row: Clarence Page at Union League Club

    OCT 22 | Printers Row: Clarence Page at Union League Club
    Pulitzer Prize-winner Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune is one of the most nationally recognized and highly regarded syndicated columnists in the country. His newest book, “Culture Worrier, Selected Columns 1984 – 2014, Reflections on Race,...