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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

WATCH: Junot Díaz on Myths and Libraries

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.25.2013 | Books
Bill Moyers

Junot Díaz joins me on the last Moyers & Company of 2012 to discuss the evolution of the great American story and how straddling two different cultures affects his perspective.

Junot Diaz At Sixth & I: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 22

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.22.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 1. Watch The Debate With Us Did they save the best for last? 9 p.m. 2. Junot Díaz At Sixth & I The Pulitzer-win...

How Yunior's Narrative Acts As An Archival History

Kevin Echavarria | Posted 11.18.2012 | Books
Kevin Echavarria

The first time I read The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, I was a freshman journalism major in his first quarter at Northwestern University. Two maj...

HuffPost Book Club: Themes And Oscar Wao

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Annemarie Dooling

Last week we started our HuffPost Book Club updates with a short overview of the historical facts and timelines surrounding "The Brief Wondrous Life o...

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.

HuffPost Book Club: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Posted 09.12.2012 | Books

Welcome to the discussion page for our reading of The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao. Scroll down to find out more about the editors you'll be hear...

The Importance of Immigration in Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 12.27.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

The immigration themes in these and other novels are compelling for many reasons, and as readers get absorbed in all this drama, they also learn a lot about the places from which the characters emigrated.

Spotted Reading In Public: What's Everyone Else Reading This Summer?

Posted 08.21.2011 | Books

After a long, harsh winter, it is finally really warming up outside. And, boy, does it feel great! We're sure you're daydreaming of the exotic vaca...

What HuffPost Readers Are Reading (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Early this month, we posted a slideshow of books that we had overseen people reading in public. What we found from the huge number of comments on the ...