Eleven years later...
Call it a curse or writer's block. But after the acclaim of his first novel, Junot Diaz struggled to write the followup.
Junot Diaz is relieved. It has taken him 11 years to produce the follow-up novel to "Drown," his collection of short stories about growing up Dominican-American that was published to critical success in 1996. His new novel, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," follows the loves and losses (mostly losses) of a Dominican-American family back on the island and ... (Full article: 1203 words)
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