Aleksandar Hemon

Novelist, Author

1964 –

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Who is Aleksandar Hemon?

Aleksandar Hemon is a Bosnian American fiction writer, essayist, and critic. He is the winner of a MacArthur Foundation grant. He has written five books: The Book of My Lives; Love and Obstacles: Stories; The Lazarus Project: A Novel, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Awards, and was named as a New York Times Notable Book and New York magazine's No. 1 Book of the Year; Nowhere Man, also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and The Question of Bruno: Stories. He frequently publishes in The New Yorker, and has also written for Esquire, The Paris Review, the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, and the Sarajevo magazine BH Dani.

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Born
Sep 9, 1964
Sarajevo
Also known as
  • Aleksander Hemon
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Bosnian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ukraine
Profession
Education
  • Master of Arts, Northwestern University
    English Literature
    ( - 1995)
  • University of Sarajevo
Lived in
  • Sarajevo
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

Submitted
on July 23, 2013