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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.
  • Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology

    Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology
    We all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living".  This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was...

    City councilors raise concerns about Boston's Olympics bid

    City Council members raised concerns Friday about Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. During the first of what is expected to be a series of hearings on the bid, council members said they will be looking to see what impact the plan would have on...

    Steve Kerr won't campaign for Stephen Curry

    OAKLAND, Calif. Steve Kerr said he would like for guard Stephen Curry to win the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award, but the Warriors coach isn't fond of campaigning for the honor. "I think he deserves it, but I don't think it's our job to promote it,"...

    Scientists outline research wish list for nuclear energy

    Engineers and researchers from national laboratories and universities around the country said Thursday that the United States needs to develop a proving ground where the latest innovations in nuclear energy can be put to the test instead of losing designs...