Jaime Hernandez and Junot Diaz: This Is How You Lose Her

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book.jpgJunot Diaz says that Jaime Hernandez's illustrations for the deluxe new edition of his acclaimed collection of stories, This is How You Lose Her (Riverhead), make their collaboration "rise to the level of jazz." Here, astonishingly, Diaz and Hernandez speak in person for the first time, revealing their deep admiration and understanding for one another's work. Diaz proclaims that "American fiction is [still] catching up to Love and Rockets," Hernandez's renowned comic series of the past three decades, and the two begin to unravel the roots of their intense affinity and interview each other.

Banner image: (L) Jaime Hernandez, (R) Junot Diaz