Growing up in 1970s New Jersey, Junot Díaz was a self-confessed 'book slut'. The young Dominican immigrant - his family arrived in the United States when he was just six - read everything from Richard Adams and Enid Blyton to graphic novels.
At the age of eight, the voracious Díaz worked his way through all 25 instalments of a series entitled the Young American Biographies.
"They were these hundred-page things about famous...
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