Junot Diaz “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”
September 12th, 2008
The 2008 Pulitzer Prize for fiction went to a debut novel by a Dominican-American author named Junot Diaz. Writing about a pudgy “lovesick ghetto nerd” through the eyes of his family and friends, Diaz told the story of a family, and the multi-generational curse that followed it.
“The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” stunned, enchanted, and utterly captivated readers. Eye on Books first talked with Junot Diaz when “Oscar” had just been published in hardcover. Now we’re back for a second conversation.
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