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Aleksandar Hemon

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
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2003
$12.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7008-1 (0-8129-7008-X)

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






Nowhere Man
Written by Aleksandar Hemon
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2004
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-72702-3 (0-375-72702-7)

A native of Sarajevo, where he spends his adolescence trying to become Bosnia’s answer to John Lennon, Jozef Pronek comes to the United States in 1992—just in time to watch war break out in his country, but too early to be a genuine refugee. Indeed, Jozef’s typical answer to inquiries about... Read more






The Question of Bruno
Written by Aleksandar Hemon
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2001
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72700-9 (0-375-72700-0)

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





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