Event Title

An Evening with Aleksandar Hemon

Presenter Information

Aleksandar Hemon

Location

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

Description

A small group discussion with renowned author Aleksandar Hemon followed by a public reading and a book signing hosted by Left Bank Books.

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Fontbonne Community Connection and the Fontbonne Writers Reading Series.

Additional Notes

Born in Sarajevo, Aleksandar Hemon moved to Chicago in 1992, where he began writing in English. He now earns comparisons to Vladimir Nabokov for his achievements in his adopted language

A recipient of a McArthur "Genius" Fellowship, Hemon is the author of four books: Love and Obstacles (2009) – a New York Times Notable Book, The Lazarus Project (2008) – A National Book Award Finalist, Nowhere Man (2004), and The Question of Bruno (2000). He is the editor of Best European Fiction (2010) and a regular contributor to The New Yorker.

Event Type

Event

Start Date

4-2010 7:00 PM

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Apr 1st, 7:00 PM

An Evening with Aleksandar Hemon

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

A small group discussion with renowned author Aleksandar Hemon followed by a public reading and a book signing hosted by Left Bank Books.

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Fontbonne Community Connection and the Fontbonne Writers Reading Series.