vol1brooklyn:

Yes, that’s Junot Díaz (via Edith Wharton and Friends in Vogue | Vol. 1 Brooklyn)

So here’s my immediate knee-jerk feminist complaint about this spread: the men are played by famous authors, while the women by actresses and models. Interesting, huh?
But it’s funny to see the Wharton/Diaz juxtaposition because I just finished reading something like my tenth or eleventh Wharton novel, The Custom of the Country and simultaneously had been making my way through two fine new Diaz stories in the New Yorker.
More on Diaz’s thoughts on linked story collections to come…

vol1brooklyn:

Yes, that’s Junot Díaz (via Edith Wharton and Friends in Vogue | Vol. 1 Brooklyn)

So here’s my immediate knee-jerk feminist complaint about this spread: the men are played by famous authors, while the women by actresses and models. Interesting, huh?

But it’s funny to see the Wharton/Diaz juxtaposition because I just finished reading something like my tenth or eleventh Wharton novel, The Custom of the Country and simultaneously had been making my way through two fine new Diaz stories in the New Yorker.

More on Diaz’s thoughts on linked story collections to come…