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Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon
Velibor Božovic

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of The Lazarus Project, which was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and three books of short stories: The Question of Bruno; Nowhere Man, which was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Love and Obstacles. He was the recipient of a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship and a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation. He lives in Chicago.

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Behind the Glass Wall

Behind the Glass Wall

Aleksandar Hemon; Photographs by Peter van Agtmael
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
MCD

An unprecedented glimpse into the strange and remarkable inner workings of the United Nations

Before he was invited to become the United Nations’ first writer in residence, Aleksandar...

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The Making of Zombie Wars
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The Making of Zombie Wars

Aleksandar Hemon
Picador
Picador

“Aleksandar Hemon is on fire.” —Vanity Fair

“His writing style is as vital and rewarding as ever. . . . The kind of writing that pulls you in and holds...

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My Prisoner
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My Prisoner

Essay by Aleksandar Hemon; Art by Velibor Bozovic
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FSG Originals

When Aleksandar Hemon and Velibor Božovic became friends as teenagers in Sarajevo, it was, in Hemon's words, "pretty clear that our friendship was for life, even if we could have no notion of what...

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The Matters of Life, Death, and More
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The Matters of Life, Death, and More

Aleksandar Hemon
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FSG Originals

"The genius of Aleksandar Hemon's prose is a well-established, universally acknowledged fact. But his ability to read a soccer match—to really, deeply understand it—will strike readers with the...

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The Book of My Lives
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The Book of My Lives

Aleksandar Hemon
Picador
Picador

A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardAleksandar Hemon's lives begin in Sarajevo, where boyhood is consumed by street soccer and sibling rivalry, and a young...

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The Tenants
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The Tenants

FSG Classics

Bernard Malamud; Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

With a new introduction by Aleksandar Hemon

In The Tenants (1971), Bernard Malamud brought his unerring sense of modern urban life to bear on the conflict between blacks and Jews then...

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