Review: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

What it is:¬†The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz is the story of a Dominican family with a curse that dooms them to tragedy and ill-fated love. Oscar, our overweight, nerdy protagonist, never¬†seems capable of winning, either in his dreams of writing the next great sci-fi novel or in having his first…