Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her

I just finished reading Junot Diaz’s new book, This Is How You Lose Her. I read it in one sitting because I couldn’t put it down. The stories basically all have the same plot–an incredibly sexy woman leaves an idiotic man (usually Yunior) who cheats on her–but Diaz’s language, especially his gift for dialogue andContinue reading “Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her”

Books Acquired Recently

Child, Lydia Maria. Letters From New-York. 1843. Ed. Bruce Mills. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1998. I picked this up from the “free book box” at school. I’ve never heard of Child, but I love books about New York City and I am also interested in the Abolitionist movement as an extension of my scholarshipContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”