Junot Diaz Interview

23 Aug, 2013 by

Junot Diaz Interview

Junot Diaz is the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and two short story collections, Drown, and the recent This Is How You Lose Her. A collection of linked short stories, This Is How You Lose Her explores themes of masculinity, Dominican-American culture, relationships, and cheating, mainly through the eyes of Yunior de las Casas, a recurring protagonist who has appeared in both of Diaz’s earlier books.

Junot Diaz was in Australia for the Brisbane and Melbourne Writers Festivals and joined Grace Nye to talk about his work. Originally broadcast on 22/08/2013. This Is How You Lose Her is out through Allen & Unwin.




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