There is no Frigate like a Book - Emily Dickinson




How can such a book exist?  This question can be answered by exploring the history and information of its author.  So this, is for those that are curious and want to know more about the man who crafted Call Me By Your Name.


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André Aciman was born in Alexandria, Egypt and is an American memoirist, essayist, novelist, and scholar of seventeenth-century literature. He has also written many essays and reviews on Marcel Proust. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Paris Review, The New Republic, Condé Nast Traveler as well as in many volumes of The Best American Essays. Aciman received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University, has taught at Princeton and Bard and is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at The CUNY Graduate Center. He is currently chair of the Ph. D. Program in Comparative Literature and founder and director of The Writers' Institute at the Graduate Center. - from goodreads.com


News, Articles, Interviews
  • "His Name Was Dwight." - them. April 28, 2018. A powerful piece written in THEM by André Aciman about the fan letters he's received in reaction to his novel, Call Me By Your Name.
  • Interview at Stanford University (2009) André Aciman discusses his inspiration and life as a writer.



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