Junot Diaz gave a wonderful reading at the Pratt library, as part of the City Lit Festival, on Saturday. For 60 minutes in a packed Wheeler Auditorium, he was tender and bold, candid and cool, elegant and earthy, reading excerpts from the story "Homecoming, With Turtle" and fielding questions from the audience. Hats off to City Lit's Gregg Wilhelm for bringing Diaz to town and building City Lit into a can't miss event. Wilhelm reports that a record 3,000+ people attended this year's festival.
Pictured (left to right): Wilhelm Diaz, Mark Doty, and Adrianna Amari.
[Image: Jim Burger]