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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.
  • Loudoun's wine country aiming higher

    In less than a decade, Loudoun County has soared to the top of Virginia's rapidly growing wine industry, and it is home to more than 40 wineries that bring in millions annually and produce scores of award-winning blends. But if the local wine industry...

    Touring 'Barber of Seville' In Waterbury, Hartford

    Touring 'Barber of Seville' In Waterbury, Hartford
    Beloved of Bugs Bunny fans, the jolly composer Gioachino Rossini's comic opera "The Barber of Seville" is an ideal choice for the peppy, ever-on-the-move Connecticut Lyric Opera troupe. After opening Feb. 13 at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, the...

    Avon Library To Host Comic Book Convention

    Avon Library To Host Comic Book Convention
    AVON — The annual New York Comic Con event attracts thousands of comic book fans. Now the Avon Free Public Library is hoping to harness a bit of that energy and enthusiasm locally. The library is planning its own comic-book themed event, dubbed...

    Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union

    Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union
    Most of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday drew enthusiastic support from Connecticut Democrats and the state's congressional delegation, especially his aggressive calls for free community college education, middle class tax cuts,...