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2017 April Book of the Month - This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

April 27, 2017
12:00 PM EDT to 1:00 PM EDT
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Merito Group
1934 Old Gallows Rd, Ste 404
Vienna, VA 22182

This month we are reading This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz. 

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, following his 1996 short story collection, Drown and his 2007 novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

The majority of the stories in the collection deal with men's infidelity in romantic relationships. Díaz describes the book as being "a tale about a young man’s struggle to overcome his cultural training and inner habits in order to create lasting relationships... [By the end of the book,] he finally begins to see the women in his life as fully human. He finally gains, after much suffering, a true human imaginary. Something that for the average guy is very difficult to obtain, considering that most of us are socialized to never imagine women as fully human." (www.wikipedia.com)

Book club will be held once a month on the last Monday of every month during the lunch hour unless the Monday is a holiday at rotating locations throughout the DC metro area. Lunch is provided. Space is limited. Seats are first come, served! Registration is required.

If you are a member interested in hosting and sponsoring the book club at one of your offices, please email samantha@wwli.org. 

*This book club is for members only.