Aleksandar Hemon was born in Sarajevo and lives in Chicago. He is the author of The Question of Bruno, Nowhere Man, Love and Obstacles, and The Lazarus Project, which was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His work also appears regularly in the New Yorker and Granta, among other publications.
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We're delighted to announce that David Cesarani and Aleksandar Hemon have been longlisted for the 2017 Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize, as it marks its 40th anniversary.
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For Aleksandar Hemon, football is more than a sport and he traces his own and the world's love affair with the game. In this essay from his collection The Matters of Life, Death and More: Writing on Football, he and his friends play the beautiful game on an ice cold Chicago morning.
RT @SashaHemon: World Premiere of “Love Island” at the Locarno International Film Festival - Sarajevo Times http://t.co/HR4a6gQF4d
by @aleksandarhemon - 3 years ago
RT @Variety: Locarno’s ‘Love Island’ Kicks Off Stellar Festival Run for The Match Factory http://t.co/ETGouSnDSt
RT @SashaHemon: This be the premiere day of Love Island, which I co-wrote with the great Jasmila Žbanić:
RT @AragiAuthorNews: Remember that time @SashaHemon wrote a script, and it debuted at the @FilmFestLocarno?! Y'all, check out Love Island! …
RT @fsgbooks: Just in time for the World Cup is @SashaHemon's new soccer e-book, "a loving testimony to [the] sport." http://t.co/PQqKv0QCF…
50: Kim Brooks, Rebecca Makkai, Zoe Zolbrod, Jana-Maria Hartmann, Aleksandar Hemon with Sarah Hollen...
by @141186540401 - 11 months ago
"Humanity is impossible and unimaginable without migration, there is no human history but the histor...
A reading by Aleksandar Hemon:
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Hilton Orrington, Hinman Audit...
by @141186540401 - one year ago
PEN World Voices Festival presents:
Forbidden: Too Nationalistic
The follies of nationalism and ar...
Join us on Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 pm as we welcome renowned literary critic John Freeman for a ...