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Fun Charity Event in Washington Heights with Junot Díaz

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Martin Schneider writes:

Junot Díaz’s novel only won the most recent Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and I haven’t heard anyone say a bad word about it. I just got my copy of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and I can’t wait to read it! Do attend, it looks like a good time and it’s for a good cause! Press release follows:

Junot Díaz, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Dominican-American author of
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, is coming to Washington Heights!
Junot will be joining CoSMO, Columbia’s free student-run primary care
clinic, for a book reading and conversation on Friday, November 7th at
7:30pm. All proceeds go toward prescription medications for CoSMO’s
uninsured patients (www.cosmoprimarycare.org).

The night will also include free appetizers provided by Mamajuana
restaurant, old school hip-hop sounds by DJ Strike (former tour DJ of
De La Soul), and visual arts by the Sound of Art collective

Don’t miss this incredible night of literature and conversation
celebrating the communities of Quisqueya Heights!!!!

Junot Díaz: A Reading, a Conversation
Friday, November 7th at 7:30pm
Alumni Auditorium
William Black Research Building
650 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Tickets sold online:
$15 general, $10 with student ID

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