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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.
  • Yale Center For British Art Features Sculpture By Nicola Hicks

    Yale Center For British Art Features Sculpture By Nicola Hicks
    The celebrated British sculptor Nicola Hicks (bn. 1960) has, in recent years, fallen in love with Aesop and his fables all over again. "Aesop is one of my heroes from deep history," she explained on a recent tour of her new exhibition at the Yale Center...

    Around the remote: Television picks for Dec. 21-27

    DON'T MISS: "Homeland" We were so ready to give up on this spy thriller after a clunky Season 3 in which Brody met his maker. But Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and company have revived our interest with a turbocharged fourth season that, sadly, comes to an...

    'The Affair,' the best TV dramas of the year and 'The Great American Novel'

    'The Affair,' the best TV dramas of the year and 'The Great American Novel'
    I was never one of those critics who measured television against literature, theater, film or any of the other forms of entertainment and art that have traditionally been considered more serious or elevated. In fact, for decades, I have been arguing...

    Peter Billingsley stars in pre-Christmas home sale story

    Peter Billingsley stars in pre-Christmas home sale story
    Just in time for Christmas, Peter Billingsley of “A Christmas Story” fame has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $1.375 million. The glass-walled contemporary, built in 2005 and incorporating Midcentury Modern design elements, has an open-...