Así es como la pierdes es un libro sobre mujeres que quitan el sentido y sobre el amor y el ardor. Y sobre la traición porque a veces traicionamos lo que más. This Is How You Lose Her has ratings and reviews. said: This is a collection of short stories about Yunior. Yunior is a. This Is How You Lose Her is the second collection of short stories by Junot Díaz. It is the third of Díaz’s books to feature his recurring protagonist Yunior.

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Junot Diaz Offers a collection of linked narratives about love – passionate love, illicit love, dying love, maternal love – told through the lives of New Jersey Dominicans, as they struggle to find a point where their two worlds meet.

Don’t cheat, it says. And so the women kept saying to us dudes, the best thing you can do is draw maps of masculine privilege.

In conversation with Hilton Als, Junot calls it a foundational story, and an alternative to the narrative “Negocios,” found in Ddiaz. Both were flat and …more Very relieved that others find this as disappointing as I did.

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He says he’s obsessed his word choice with patriarchy and by how masculinity interacts in society. Return to Book Page.

Winner of junoy the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the most talked about–and praised–smash hit of follow Men will cheat and fuck anything that moves until they die. And then the sadness when the book ends, even though you know you’ll see it again, is palpable.


You know you perdes never live the way some of those characters live or in the places they live, yet people stronger than you do pierdess every day. Indeed, it can be very entertaining—like verbal CGI. He takes forever on his stuff.

He does, and he does it often. You do not like cheaters. I didn’t feel sad, I didn’t really connect to any of the characters. I hate everything about it.

This Is How You Lose Her

From the beloved and award-winning author Junot Diaz, a spellbinding saga of a family’s journey through the New World. From start to end, it’s just an unemotional, cold, and distant narration of who he fucked and who he cheated on and what he did to win them back – only to lapse back into the habit like gamblers and alcoholics.

I couldn’t shake the fact that it was simply the author nunot his regret over a relationship he fucked up once upon a time. You will get better and then you read the last paragraph: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I just don’t get it.

After all, who’s really self-aware when they’re struggling to hold together a failing relationship? Who came up with the term cheating, anyway?

I can even say that it shows you a more accurate representation ea what love is than a hell lot of books out there. At the heart of these stories is the irrepressible, irresistible Yunior, a young hardhead whose longing for love is equaled only by his recklessness–and by the extraordinary women he loves and loses: View all 3 comments. From New York Times bestselling author and Comp Prize-winner Junot Diaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite powe Alma ends almost as soon as in begins.


On the other hand, you have to write what you know. The relationships, poverty, the racism–but it didn’t address these topics in a high school-history class kinda way. Is it just that Diaz who, yes, is a fantastic writer of sentences, however slight their freight has a corner on this particular slice of the market?

Junot Diaz Moving from the barrios of the Dominican Republic to the struggling urban communities of New Jersey, these heartbreaking, completely original stories established Diaz as one of contemporary fiction’s most exhilarating new voices.

It begins, “Your girl catches you cheating. What exactly is brave, fresh, or exciting about this? The writing is rich in certain places but so subtle in others that as a reader you can’t not think about it after you have finished the book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.