This is how you lose him: When heroes like Junot Díaz fall from the sky | Curio

This is how you lose him: When heroes like Junot Díaz fall from the sky

21 mins | Jun 3, 2018

‘This is How You Lose Her’ by Pulitzer-prize winning author Junot Díaz has been hailed as an essential read in the canon of feminist literature ever since its publication in 1996. So what happens when, twenty-two years later, at the peak of the #MeToo movement, allegations of sexual misconduct and misogynistic behaviour emerge against him? Ricardo Frasso Jaramillo, who in his adolescence clung to ‘This Is How You Lose Her’ like he’d never clung to a book before, writes in Salon about the slow and painful process of letting go of one of his heroes.

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