Junot Díaz on Civic Engagement

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“It is not an easy place out there to have any kinds of critical opinions, even in our so-called flaunted democracies. And encouraging that, encouraging what we call courageous speech...I think that this is a key skill that is something we should invest in.” Pulitzer Prize–winning author Junot Díaz joins Gill Deacon on CBC Radio to share how he became an activist and teacher in his own right.

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Geeking Out With Junot Díaz

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz talks about the impact comic books had on him as he was growing up, as well as their cultural and literary significance. His novel The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao (Riverhead Books, 2007) was just named the best novel of the twenty-first century to date by a BBC Culture critics' poll.

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