Voice. . . Prose. . .Style. . . these are the things that lift this book from good to great. This Is How You Lose Her chronicles the romantic relationships of a Dominican male, Yunior, as he grows from boy to man. As Yunior matures, so does his voice. Diaz moves the language from slang filled Spanglish to the sophisticated vocabulary of an educated man. The writing is simply irresistible.
Casual girlfriends, illicit lovers, fiance. Each story is filled with passion and recklessness while simultaneously digging into the gritty details of Yunior's journey from the Dominican to the United States. This book will pull you in and spit you out hours later once you've read the book from cover to cover.