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    الکساندر همن

    (Wikipedia) - Aleksandar Hemon Aleksandar Hemon Born Occupation Nationality Alma mater Period Literary movement Notable works Website
    (1964-09-09) September 9, 1964 (age 50) Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia
    Short story writer, novelist and columnist
    University of Sarajevo, Northwestern University
    The Lazarus Project (2008)

    Aleksandar Hemon (born September 9, 1964) 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 (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2013); Love and Obstacles: Stories (New York: Riverhead Books, 2009); The Lazarus Project: A Novel (New York: Riverhead Books, 2008), 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 (New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2002), also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and The Question of Bruno: Stories (New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2000). 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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