For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
Charlotte Bronte’s last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.
- Amanda Anderson Caroline Donovan professor of English literature and chair of the department of English at Johns Hopkins University
- Susan Fraiman professor of English at the University of Virginia
- Jonathan Loesberg chair of the department of literature at American University
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