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Books: Diaz says flawed characters appeal to readers

Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Junot Diaz loves writing about conflicted characters. “Characters who have all the answers and know exactly how to live and how to always do the right thing give off very little heat in a story,” he said. Diaz has just published his third book “This Is How You Lose Her.” It is a collection of linked stories exploring love, passion and heartbreak....

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