Junot Díaz, winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize for his book The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, was asked by NY Daily News what his favorite Latino book was from 2008. His answer?
Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race, Arlene Dávila. “If you want to understand who we really are versus who the U.S. makes us out to be read this fierce amazing book. Dávila is the best of our intellectuals.”
Arlene’s gotten rave reviews from all corners for her book, published by NYU Press this month. Pick up your copy of Latino Spin today, before Junot’s friends get them all!