Latino Book Month Print

Jacket cover from Junot Diaz's During May's month-long celebration of books by and for Latinos, check out This Is How You Lose Her, the critically acclaimed short story collection by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. In these dazzling stories, Diaz chronicles the romantic pursuits and disappointments of Yunior, a recurring character who longs to be in a loving relationship but can't seem to sustain one. In several of the stories, Yunior struggles to deal with the machismo legacies of his Dominican culture and change his cheating ways. As always, Diaz writes with breathtaking insight about love, cultural assimilation and family heritage.