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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.

Jezebel To HuffPost Blogger: 'Literary Critic Hates Vaginas'

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the weekend, Huffington Post blogger Anis Shivani posted "The 15 Most Overrated Contemporary American Writers," which quickly became hot on Twit...

Reading In Public: What Are People Reading? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sometimes the best ideas for the next book on your reading list can come from the person sitting next to you on the bus. The books that people choose ...