Aleksandar Hemon's The Book of My Lives

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Aleksandar Hemon talks about his first book of nonfiction, The Book of My Lives, about growing up in Sarajevo, moving to Chicago just as war broke out in Sarajevo, leaving him no way to return home, and about starting a new life and family in this new city. He writes of his love of two different cities, the bonds of family, the joys of soccer, and the feelings of displacement.


Aleksandar Hemon

Comments [1]

Tony from Canarsie

Off topic, but congrats on the Peabody Award, Leonard & Company!

Mar. 28 2013 12:24 PM

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