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.
The November Readers’ Review panel talks about gulag survivor Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s 1962 account of life in a Stalin-era work camp.
- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- Peter Reddaway professor emeritus of political science at George Washington University and author of works on the Soviet dissident movement and Russian politics.
- Alice McDermott author of the National Book Award--winning "Charming Billy," "Child of My Heart" and "After This."
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