For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
Bert Williams became one of America’s first black superstars during the vaudville era. The author of this fictionalized account of his life explores the contradictions between the man he was and the character he played on stage.
- Caryl Phillips author of three books of nonfiction and eight novels, including "Crossing the River" and "A Distant Shore."
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