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Find Me - Andre Aciman, Brandon Taylor - <span class="date-display-single">10/17/2020 - 4:00pm</span>

Find Me

10/17/2020 - 4:00pm


In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me By Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting. Andre Aciman will appear live on Crowdcast to discuss Find Me in conversation with Brandon Taylor, author of Real LifeJoin the event at: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/wbf-find-me. Before the event begins, you will see a countdown and the event image. 


No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me By Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book Review). Nearly three quarters of a million copies have been sold, and the book became a much-loved, Academy Award–winning film starring Timothée Chalamet as the young Elio and Armie Hammer as Oliver, the graduate student with whom he falls in love. In Find Me, Aciman shows us Elio’s father, Samuel, on a trip from Florence to Rome to visit Elio, who has become a gifted classical pianist. A chance encounter on the train with a beautiful young woman upends Sami’s plans and changes his life forever. Elio soon moves to Paris, where he, too, has a consequential affair, while Oliver, now a New England college professor with a family, suddenly finds himself contemplating a return trip across the Atlantic. Aciman is a master of sensibility, of the intimate details and the emotional nuances that are the substance of passion. Find Me brings us back inside the magic circle of one of our greatest contemporary romances to ask if, in fact, true love ever dies.


Andre Aciman

About Presenter Andre Aciman


André Aciman is the New York Times bestselling author of Call Me by Your NameFind MeEnigma Variations, Out of EgyptEight White Nights, False PapersAlibisHarvard Square, and is the editor of The Proust Project. He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He lives with his wife in Manhattan.  


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Brandon Taylor

About Presenter Brandon Taylor


Brandon Taylor is the senior editor of Electric Literature's Recommended Reading and a staff writer at Literary Hub. He holds graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Iowa, where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop..


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