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André Aciman    

Author, Best Known for "Call Me by Your Name"

André Aciman is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author of Out of Egypt: A Memoir, False Papers, Alibis, and four novels: Call Me by Your Name, Eight White Nights, Harvard Square, and Enigma Variations. He is the co‑author and editor of Letters of Transit and of The Proust Project. Aciman is the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as a fellowship from The New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Review of Books, and has appeared in several volumes of Best American Essays. He is currently working on a novel and a collection of essays. His novel Call Me by Your Name was released as a film and was awarded an Oscar for best adapted screenplay in 2018.

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