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Aleksandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon

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  • About this Author
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Not only is English his second language, but Alexsandar Hemon moved to the United States just eight years ago, and then with a minimal grasp of the language. He has since perfected his English and penned the much-talked-about The Question of Bruno, a book of interwoven stories deftly linked by character, location, and subplot.

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The Duel

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $12.00

First published in 1891, this morality tale pits a scientist, a government worker, his mistress, a deacon, and a physician against one another in a verbal battle of wits and ethics that explodes into a violent contest: the duel. When Laevsky, a lazy youth who works for the government, tires of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a trade paperback.

The Duel

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: eBook, 128 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

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Also available as an eBook, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Nowhere Man

Written by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $14.95

“A charmingly discombobulated take on life and language. . . . Hemon makes ordinary occurrences read like psychic disturbances.” —The Village Voice

“A virtuoso linguist, stylist and social observer . . . Hemon delivers a searing, mordantly funny novel. . . . The angst-ridden, horny, adolescent Balkan he depicts is deeply human... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Nowhere Man

Written by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 23, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Question of Bruno
Stories
Written by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 10, 2001
Price: $15.00

In this stylistically adventurous, brilliantly funny tour de force-the most highly acclaimed debut since Nathan Englander's-Aleksander Hemon writes of love and war, Sarajevo and America, with a skill and imagination that are breathtaking.

A love affair is experienced in the blink of an eye as the Archduke Ferdinand watches his wife succumb... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Question of Bruno
Stories
Written by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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