Junot Diaz

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Junot Díaz
2008 Pulitzer Prize winner for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Riverhead).

I look most like myself...when I'm wearing my black, nerdy engineering glasses.

I act most like myself...when I'm in my hometown, Santo Domingo. I try to get there about five times a year.

I feel most like myself...after I run—I go out for five miles every morning.

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