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Chris Bohjalian


(Christopher Bohjalian)
USA flag (1960 - )

Chris Bohjalian is the author of Midwives and Past the Bleachers, both of which were made into critically acclaimed films, as well as The Law of Similars and Trans Sister Radio.
 
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Awards
Oprah's Book Club Best Book nominee (1998) : Midwives


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Hidden (2004)
Paul Jaskunas
"Hidden is a page-turner: poignant and powerful. I was transfixed by the tale Paul Jaskunas has written, and haunted by Maggie Wilson, the wondrous heroine he has given us."
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The Temple of Music (2004)
Jonathan Lowy
"A big, bold and absolutely Breathtaking work of historical fiction. The only thing more impressive than Jonathan Lowy's remarkable research is the richness of his characterizations."
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I'm with Stupid (2008)
Elaine Szewczyk
"Elaine Szewczyk is smart and funny, and knows that New York bars and African safaris have something important in common: When it comes to dating, it's a jungle out there. If you savor Sophie Kinsella or Lauren Weisberger, you'll want to add her to your reading list."
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The Blasphemer (2010)
Nigel Farndale
"Poignant, surprising - and perhaps best of all - absolutely riveting. I loved this book."
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The Curiosity (2013)
Stephen P Kiernan
"Poignant, luminescent, and absolutely perfect."
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Almost Missed You (2017)
Jessica Strawser
"A deft exploration of the mysteries of marriage, the price we pay for our secrets, and just how easy it is to make the worst choices imaginable."
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The Halo Effect (2017)
Anne D Leclaire
"The Halo Effect is a wonderful hybrid: a compelling murder mystery and a thoughtful meditation on longing and loss. I was fascinated by the book's saints - and sinners."
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Never Coming Back (2017)
Alison McGhee
"Never Coming Back is a deeply moving exploration of growing up and growing old, and the ties that bind parents and children – and the mysteries that sometimes keep us apart."

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