Biography

Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of THE LAZARUS PROJECT, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award; THE BOOK OF MY LIVES, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and three other works of fiction, including NOWHERE MAN, which was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a “Genius Grant” from the MacArthur Foundation. Born in Sarajevo in 1964, he lives in Chicago with his wife and their children. To learn more about Aleksandar Hemon, visit www.aleksandarhemon.com.

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Books by Aleksandar Hemon

by Aleksandar Hemon - Fiction

Josh Levin is an aspiring screenwriter teaching ESL classes in Chicago. His laptop is full of ideas, but the only one to really take root is Zombie Wars. When Josh comes home to discover his landlord, an unhinged army vet, rifling through his dirty laundry, he decides to move in with his girlfriend, Kimmy. It's domestic bliss for a moment, but Josh becomes entangled with a student, a Bosnian woman named Ana, whose husband is jealous and violent. Disaster ensues.

by Aleksandar Hemon - Memoir, Nonfiction