Junot Díaz

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This Christmas, read a story aloud - you'll be surprised by the joy it brings
With many of us set to spend Christmas on Zoom or the phone, author Sarah Hall shares why dark and daring tales are perfect to read to others - and 10 great stories to try

Sarah Hall

24, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Junot Díaz welcomed back by Pulitzer prize after review into sexual misconduct claims
After ‘exhaustive’ independent review, the prize has restored the author’s position as chairman of the board

Alison Flood

19, Nov, 2018 @1:04 PM

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Junot Díaz says alleged sexual harassment 'didn't happen'
Novelist insists accusation of impropriety is groundless and that he regrets not denying it immediately

Alison Flood

02, Jul, 2018 @11:46 AM

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Row over Junot Díaz sexual harassment claims divides US books world
Poetry editors at the Boston Review resign, after journal retains the novelist as its fiction editor despite allegations

Alison Flood

08, Jun, 2018 @2:27 PM

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From 'himpathy' to power bottoms: six things we learned at Sydney writers' festival
Masha Gessen, Helen Garner, Emma Glass and more shared words of wisdom on #MeToo, power play, science and the ‘language of hatred’

Steph Harmon, Gabrielle Jackson, Lucy Clark and Alexandra Spring

08, May, 2018 @4:27 AM

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We can hold Junot Diaz to account – while still empathising with him | Chitra Ramaswamy
The Pulitzer prize-winning writer has revealed he was abused and, in turn, has been accused of being an abuser. It’s a situation that exposes the true complexity of the #MeToo conversation

Chitra Ramaswamy

07, May, 2018 @3:43 PM

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#MeToo revelations and loud, angry men: the feminism flashpoint of Sydney writers’ festival
For anyone who thought the movement had lost momentum, the last few days have proved otherwise

Steph Harmon

06, May, 2018 @3:02 AM

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Behind the literary lustre lie tales of power, secrecy and sexual abuse | Alex Clark
Scandals in the world of books highlight the problem when players become all-powerful

Alex Clark

05, May, 2018 @6:15 PM

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Junot Díaz withdraws from Sydney Writers' festival following sexual harassment allegations
The Pulitzer prize-winning author was accused of sexual misconduct by author Zinzi Clemmons after revealing last month he had been raped as a child

Vanessa Thorpe, Jake Nevins and Steph Harmon

05, May, 2018 @3:27 PM

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Junot Díaz reveals he was raped as a child in New Yorker essay
The Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao addressed his essay to an unnamed reader who asked him at a signing if he had been sexually abused

Alison Flood

10, Apr, 2018 @11:29 AM

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?
Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them – plus our favourite literary links

Guardian readers and Marta Bausells

25, Jan, 2016 @4:00 PM

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Crush of the week: Junot Díaz
On a desert island, Junot Díaz’s books would be one of my top luxury picks

Bim Adewunmi

09, Jan, 2016 @6:00 AM

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