Best European Fiction 2010 with Aleksandar Hemon at Symphony Space
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The last date listed for Best European Fiction 2010 with Aleksandar Hemon was Wednesday January 27, 2010 / 7:00pm.
Quotes & Highlights
“He has earned a reputation as one of the English language’s most original and moving wordsmiths.” —New York Times
*Aleksander Hemon *is the author of The Lazarus Project, a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award; Nowhere Man, a finalist for the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award; and The Question of Bruno. Born in Sarajevo, he visited Chicago in 1992, intending to stay for a matter of months. While he was there, Sarajevo came under siege, and he was unable to return home. Hemon wrote his first story in English in 1995. He was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 2003, a MacArthur genius grant in 2004, and the _Chicago Tribune’s _Heartland Prize in 2008. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.