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Junot Díaz: Selected Bibliography

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Novels and short story collections by Junot Díaz

This Is How You Lose Her. First deluxe ed. Ill. Jaime Hernandez. New York: Riverhead Books, 2013. Print.

This Is How You Lose Her. New York: Riverhead Books, 2012. Print.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. Print.

Drown. New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. Print.

Bbook cover for This Is How You Lose Her
Book cover for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Book cover for Drown


Selected short stories, essays, and reviews by Junot Díaz

“Radical Hope.” In George Packer, “Aftermath: Sixteen Writers Respond to the Election of Donald J. Trump.” New Yorker 92.38 (2016): 48-65. Print.

“Foreword: Americans Are So Deranged About Palestine.” Letters to Palestine: Writers Respond to War and Occupatio. Ed. Vijay Prashad. London: Verso, 2015. 1-2. Print.

“Foreword.” Latinos, Inc.: The Marketing and Making of a People, Ed. Arlene M. Dávila. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012. xvii-xx. Print.

“Introduction.” Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA / Voices Writing Workshop. Philadelphia: Thread Makes Blanket Press, 2014. Print.

“MFA vs. POC.” New Yorker. Advanced Publications. April 30, 2014. Accessed March 17, 2017. http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/mfa-vs-poc

“Monstro.” New Yorker 88.16 (2012): 106-18. Print.

“Apocalypse: What Disasters Reveal.” Boston Review 36.3 (2011): 46-52. Print.

“‘Grand,’ but no ‘Godfather.’” Review of Grand Theft Auto IV. Wall Street Journal. 251.151 (2008). Eastern Edition. W3. Print.

“The Psychotic Japanese Mastermind.” Review of Monster by Naoki Urasawa. Time International (Atlantic Edition) 172.4 (2008): 50. Print.

“Shortcomings.” Review of Shortcomings by Adrian Tomine. Publishers Weekly 254.38 (2007): 42. Print.

“Homecoming, with Turtle.” New Yorker 80.16 (2004): 90-5. Print.

“Language, Violence, and Resistance.” Voice-Overs: Translation and Latin American Literature. Eds. Daniel Balderston and Marcy Schwartz. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002. Print.

“Introduction.” The Beacon Best of 2001: Great Writing by Women and Men of All Colors and Cultures. Ed. Junot Díaz. Boston: Beacon Press, 2001. Print.

“How (in a Time of Trouble) I Discovered My Mom and Learned to Live.” Eds. Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow. Las Mamis: Favorite Latino Authors Remember Their Mothers. New York: Knopf, 2000. 157-68. Print.

“The Dominican Republic’s War on Haitian Workers.” With Edwidge Danticat. New York Times. November 20, 1999.


Selected interviews with Junot Díaz

Moya, Paula M. L. “The Search for Decolonial Love: A Conversation between Junot Díaz and Paula M. L. Moya.” Junot Díaz and the Decolonial Imagination. Eds. Monica Hanna, Jennifer Harford Vargas, and José David Saldívar. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 391-401. Print.

Taylor, Taryne Jade. “A Singular Dislocation: an Interview with Junot Díaz.” Paradoxa 26 (2014): 97-109.

Ventura, Marcel. “‘Represento el silencio de mi comunidad’: Junot Díaz.” Letras Libres 15.175 (2013): 54-8. Print.

Anderson, Sam. “Junot Díaz Hates Writing Short Stories.” New York Times Magazine (2012): 14. Print.

Price, Leah. “Junot Díaz.” Unpacking My Library: Writers and their Books. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. Print.

Johnson, Sarah Anne. “Junot Díaz.” Writer 123.12 (2010): 58. Print.

Moreno, Marisel. “‘The Important Things Hide in Plain Sight’: A Conversation with Junot Díaz.” Latino Studies 8.4 (2010): 532-42. Print.

Obejas, Achy, José Manuel Prieto, and Jason Weiss. “A Conversation with Junot Díaz.” Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas 78.42 (2009): 42-7. Print.

Celayo, Armando, and David Shook. “In Darkness We Meet: A Conversation with Junot Díaz.” World Literature Today 82.2 (2008): 14-9. Print.

Raboteau, Albert Jordy. “Conversation with Junot Díaz (To the Woman in the Mountain Cabin).” Callaloo 31.3 (Summer 2008): 919-922, 972.

Danticat, Edwidge. “Junot Díaz.” BOMB 101 (2007): 89-95. Print.

Lantigua, Juleyka. “Junot Díaz.” Progressive 71.9 (2007): 33-6. Print.

Stavans, Ilan. “Driven: Junot Díaz.” Conversations with Ilan Stavans. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2005. Print.

Arce, Chrissy, Edrick López, and Anna Deeny. “Junot Díaz: Writer, Tigre, Ghetto Nerd, College Professor.” Lucero: A Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 14 (2003): 42-9. Print.

Céspedes, Diogenes, and Silvio Torres-Saillant. “Fiction is the Poor Man’s Cinema: An Interview with Junot Díaz.” Callaloo 23.3 (2000): 892-907. Print.


Selected criticism about Junot Díaz’s work

Ostman, Heather. The Fiction of Junot Díaz: Reframing the Lens. (Contemporary American Literature.) Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. Print.

Fagan, Allison. “Translating in the Margins: Attending to Glossaries in Latina/o Literature.” Journal of Modern Literature 39.3 (2016): 57-75. Print.

Gonzalez, Melissa M. “‘The Only Way Out is in’: Power, Race, and Sexuality Under Capitalism in the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 57.3 (2016): 279-93. Print.

Hanna, Monica, Jennifer Harford Vargas, and José David Saldívar, eds. Junot Díaz and the Decolonial Imagination. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. Print.

Lee, Joori Joyce. “Invoking Joyce, Avoiding Imitation: Junot Díaz’s Portrait of Nerds in the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” ARIEL 47.3 (2016): 23-43. Print.

Manzanas Calvo, Ana María. “From Locus Classicus to Locus Lumpen: Junot Díaz’s ‘Aurora’.” Journal of Modern Literature 39.2 (2016): 39-52. Print.

González, Christopher. Reading Junot Díaz. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. Print. Latino and Latin American Profiles.

Fuchs, Rebecca. Caribbeanness as a Global Phenomenon: Junot Díaz, Edwidge Danticat, and Cristina García. Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier; Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, 2014. Print.

Graulund, Rune. “Generous Exclusion: Register and Readership in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” MELUS 39.3 (2014): 31-48. Print.

Sanchez-Taylor, Joy. “‘I was a Ghetto Nerd Supreme’: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Latina/o Futurity in Junot Díaz’s theBrief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 25.1 (2014): 93-106. Print.

Vargas, Jennifer Harford. “Dictating a Zafa: The Power of Narrative Form in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” MELUS 39.3 (2014): 8-30. Print.

Kunsa, Ashley. “History, Hair, and Reimagining Racial Categories in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 54.2 (2013): 211-24. Print.

Lanzendöaut;rfer, Tim. “The Marvelous History of the Dominican Republic in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” MELUS 38.2 (2013): 127-42. Print.

Manzanas Calvo, Ana María. “Junot Díaz’s ‘Otravida, Otravez’ and Hospitalia: The Workings of Hostile Hospitality.” Journal of Modern Literature 37.1 (2013): 107-23. Print.

Ramírez, Dixa. “Great Men’s Magic: Charting Hyper-Masculinity and Supernatural Discourses of Power in Junot Díaz’s theBrief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Atlantic Studies: Literary, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives 10.3 (2013): 384-405. Print.

Stringer, Dorothy. “Passing and the State in Junot Díaz’s ‘Drown’.” MELUS 38.2 (2013): 111-26. Print.

Mermann-Jozwiak, Elisabeth. “Beyond Multiculturalism: Ethnic Studies, Transnationalism, and Junot Díaz’s Oscar Wao.” ARIEL 43.2 (2012): 1-24. Print.

Del, Pozo Ortea. “Los Negocios de una Identidad: Herida, Trauma y Fantasía en Junot Díaz.” Latin Americanist 55.2 (2011): 1-12. Print.

Machado Sáez, Elena. “Dictating Desire, Dictating Diaspora: Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao as Foundational Romance.” Contemporary Literature 52.3 (2011): 522-55. Print.

Maeseneer, Rita de. “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) de Junot Díaz: Una Reflexión sobre Autoritarismos.” Nueva Literatura Hispánica 15 (2011): 243-62. Print.

Miller, Matthew L. “Trauma in Junot Díaz’s Drown.” Notes on Contemporary Literature 41.1 (2011): 2-4. Print.

Miller, T. S. “Preternatural Narration and the Lens of Genre Fiction in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Science Fiction Studies 38.1 (2011): 92-114. Print.

Patteson, Richard. “Textual Territory and Narrative Power in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” ARIEL 42.3-4 (2011): 5-20. Print.

Saldívar, José David. “Conjectures on ‘Americanity’ and Junot Díaz’s ‘Fukú Americanus’ in the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Global South 5.1 (2011): 120-36. Print.

Saldívar, Ramón. “Historical Fantasy, Speculative Realism, and Postrace Aesthetics in Contemporary American Fiction.” American Literary History 23.3 (2011): 574-99. Print.

Bautista, Daniel. “Comic Book Realism: Form and Genre in Junot Díaz’s theBrief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 21.1 (2010): 41-53. Print.

Hanna, Monica. “‘Reassembling the Fragments’: Battling Historiographies, Caribbean Discourse, and Nerd Genres in Junot Díaz’s the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Callaloo 33.2 (2010): 498-520. Print.

Bautista, Daniel. “In and Out of the Mainstream: Dominican-American Identity in Junot Díaz’s ‘How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, Or Halfie.’” Romance Notes 49.1 (2009): 81-9. Print.

Cox, Sandra. “The Trujillato and Testimonial Fiction: Collective Memory, Cultural Trauma and National Identity in Edwidge Danticat’sThe Farming of Bones and Junot Díaz’s theBrief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 20 (2009): 107-26. Print.

Flores-Rodríguez, Daynalí. “Addressing the Fukú in Us: Junot Díaz and the New Novel of Dictatorship.” Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 20 (2009): 91-106. Print.

Miranda, Katherine. “Junot Díaz, Diaspora, and Redemption: Creating Progressive Imaginaries.” Sargasso 2 (2008): 23-39. Print.

Riofrio, John. “Situating Latin American Masculinity: Immigration, Empathy and Emasculation in Junot Díaz’s Drown.” Atenea 28.1 (2008): 23-36. Print.

Moreno, Marisel. “Debunking Myths, Destabilizing Identities: A Reading of Junot Díaz’s ‘How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, Or Halfie’.” Afro-Hispanic Review 26.2 (2007): 103-17. Print.

Stewart, Barbara. “Outsider with a Voice.” New York Times. Dec 8, 1996. 13NJ.4. Print.

 


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