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Junot Diaz at BookExpo America in NYC

 From left: Jo Nesbo, Junot Diaz, Barbara Kingsolver, and Stephen Colbert at the BookExpo.

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From left: Jo Nesbo, Junot Diaz, Barbara Kingsolver, and Stephen Colbert at the BookExpo.

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz was one of the Boston rock star writers at BookExpo America in New York City Tuesday. After headlining the expo’s breakfast with Stephen Colbert , the MIT professor and author of “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” greeted a seemingly endless line of admirers who wanted pictures with him and a signed copy of a teaser for his latest book, “This Is How You Lose Her.” Diaz admitted that he also gets starstruck at events like BookExpo. “This morning I met [expletive] Barbara Kingsolver . I’ve been reading [expletive] Barbara Kingsolver since I had an Afro,” he said, wide-eyed.

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