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On Miss Lora

By posted at 12:15 pm on April 17, 2012 1

The New Yorker‘s  Book Bench talked with Junot Díaz about “Miss Lora,” his story about an illegal liaison between a boy and much older woman published in the magazine this week.





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  1. Truckee Boyd
    at 10:39 pm on April 17, 2012

    In that Book Bench posting, Cressida Layshon makes the elementary error of transcribing Junot Diaz’s use of ‘complement’ as ‘compliment’.

    We all know that copyediting is being deemphasized at newspapers, but it is still painful to see it losing ground at The New Yorker (even if the blame for this can be laid at the feet of the much less revered online editor.)

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