Oscar Hijuelos Dead at Age 62
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Oscar Hijuelos Dies at 62
By Cristina Arreola | 10/13/2013 - 18:54

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Oscar Hijuelos is dead at the age of 62.

According to the New York Times, Hijuelos, the author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, collapsed on a tennis court in Manhattan on Saturday and never regained consciousness.


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Junot Diaz
Junot Diaz Gets Honorary Doctorate From Brown University
By Amaris Castillo | 05/28/2013 - 13:23

Junot Díaz received an honorary doctorate from Brown University on Sunday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the acclaimed writer received one of six honorary doctorate degrees from the Ivy League institution in Providence, Rhode Island.


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Latino author Paulo Coehlo
Our Favorite Latino Authors
By Desiree Browne | 10/02/2012 - 15:00

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we're taking a look at some of our favorite Latino authors. Get ready to amp up your reading list with these selections. Who is your favorite? 


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7 Books Every Latina Should Read During Hispanic Heritage Month
By Sugey Palomares | 09/26/2012 - 16:00

There’s no better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month than by celebrating our amazing authors and the memorable stories they create. Here are seven books to add to your reading list this month. Enjoy! 


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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
Junot Diaz Chats About His New Book 'This Is How You Lose Her'
By Celia San Miguel | 09/13/2012 - 17:00

Five years ago, Dominican American Jersey boy Junot Diaz’s debut novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, making him just the second Latino to achieve this honor, following Oscar Hijuelos (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love).


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The 10 Hottest Summer Reads
By Mariela Rosario | 07/17/2009 - 13:30

As the temperature rises, no doubt you're spending more time outside soaking up the sun and working on your tan (with an appropriate sunscreen, of course). So why don't you take the time afforded by the extra-lazy days this summer to catch up on your reading? We've made it so easy for you by rounding up the 10 hottest summer books, so slip into your swimsuit, throw one or two novels in your beach bag and lose yourself in the worlds created by these talented Latino writers.


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