Chris Bohjalian Luncheon at the Reel Seafood Company: Meet the Author

Chris Bohjalian is the author of 19 books, most of which were New York Times bestsellers.  His work has been translated into over 30 languages and three times become movies.
His most recent novel, “The Guest Room,” a story of human trafficking, a marriage in crisis, and two remarkable women, was published earlier this year. (The paperback arrives October 25.)

Tickets are available at The Book House (518-489-4761), Market Block Books (518-328-0045), and The Reel Seafood Company (518-458-2068). Tickets are $42 per person and include the book and lunch.

His new novel, “The Sleepwalker,” arrives on January 10, 2017.

His books have been chosen as Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Hartford Courant, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Bookpage, and Salon.

His awards include the ANCA Freedom Award for his work educating Americans about the Armenian Genocide; the ANCA Arts and Letters Award for The Sandcastle Girls, as well as the Saint Mesrob Mashdots Medal; the New England Society Book Award for The Night Strangers; the New England Book Award; Russia’s Soglasie (Concord) Award for The Sandcastle Girls; a Boston Public Library Literary Light; a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Trans-Sister Radio; and the Anahid Literary Award. His novel, Midwives,was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah’s Book Club, and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick. He is a Fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He has written for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, and the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine.  He was a weekly columnist in Vermont for theBurlington Free Press from 1992 through 2015.

Chris graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Amherst College, and lives in Vermont with his wife, the photographer Victoria Blewer. Their daughter, Grace Experience, is a young actor in New York City. Among the audiobooks she has narrated are Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands and The Guest Room.


Event date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
Event address: 
The Reel Seafood Co.
195 Wolf Raod
Albany, NY 12205
The Guest Room (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804170987
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Vintage - October 25th, 2016

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307743930
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 26th, 2015

The Sleepwalker: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385538916
Availability: SPECIAL ORDER
Published: Doubleday - January 10th, 2017

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