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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.
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...

    Best Cars for College Kids

    Best Cars for College Kids We've solved the car equation for students on the go: lowest price + highest quality + most fuel-efficient + best resale value   By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features   Most college kids drive their own cars these days, with...

    Stratford Doctor, Who Left Private Practice To Teach High School, Helps Recycling Program

    Stratford Doctor, Who Left Private Practice To Teach High School, Helps Recycling Program
    Dr. Wrubel has done many things in his life time. He is an accomplished author of Word Speaking, a non-fiction book of poems. He was also a podiatrist in private practice here for many years until eight years ago when he made a career change.  It would...

    Best Buddies: Students Helping Students In North Branford

    Best Buddies: Students Helping Students In North Branford
                Over the past few years, North Branford High School has had several new groups formed.  One group formed at this school was Best Buddies.  Best Buddies is a social group that gets high school students who are mentally and physically disabled...