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Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Examining Language in 'Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao'

Led Black | Posted 11.25.2012 | Books
Led Black

The term "un pie aqui y uno alla" (one foot here and one foot there) succinctly describes the bi-national existences led by many of the Dominicans and Dominican-Americans in the United States.

The Next HuffPost Book Club Pick

Zoë Triska | Posted 10.22.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

CONFESSION: When I interviewed Junot Díaz in June at BEA (Book Expo America, for non-book industry folks), I had not read anything that he'd written. I knew, of course that he'd written a book that had won the Pulitzer Prize and was read highly among hipsters and intellectuals.

Reading In Public: They're Not The Big New Bestsellers You'd Expect (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every so often we gather observations from around the country of what people are reading in public. What people were reading in the fall is a bit diff...