Chris Bohjalian
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Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 20 books. Chris's work has been translated into over 30 languages and three times become movies ("Midwives," "Secrets of Eden," and "Past the Bleachers.")

"The Flight Attendant" lands March 13, 2018. It has been optioned by Kaley Cuoco and set up with Warner Brothers Television for a limited series. Kaley will play Cassie Bowden, the flight attendant.

Chris's 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.

Awards include the ANCA Freedom Award for 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. "Midwives" was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick.

Chris is a Fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude of Amherst College, and has written for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Reader's Digest, and the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine.

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Best Sellers

    • The Flight Attendant

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Erin Spencer, Grace Experience, Mark Deakins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,209
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,010
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,013

    A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • AWFUL 2nd female reader!

    • By Jane K. Kraus on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Sandcastle Girls

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Alison Fraser
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 633
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 544
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 548

    When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke College, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the story

    • By EAA on 02-26-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Guest Room

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Mozhan Marno, Grace Experience
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,047
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 944
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 943

    When Kristin Chapman agrees to let her husband, Richard, host his brother's bachelor party, she expects a certain amount of debauchery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bohjalian's best one yet

    • By Barbara on 02-07-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Midwives

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Kate Burton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 384
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 310

    The time is 1981, and Sibyl Danforth has been a dedicated midwife in the rural community of Reddington, Vermont, for 15 years....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Why Abridged

    • By Patti on 11-06-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Sleepwalker

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Cady McClain, Grace Experience
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 516
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 474

    When Annalee Ahlberg goes missing, her children fear the worst. Annalee is a sleepwalker whose affliction manifests in ways both bizarre and devastating....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration

    • By Janet on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Light in the Ruins

    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 324
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 280
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 281

    It is 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Breathes new life

    • By B. Siemens on 08-16-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Double Bind

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 162

    College sophomore Laurel Estabrook meets a homeless man with a box of photographs he won't let anyone see. When he dies suddenly, she discovers that his photos reveal a dark family secret....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing Narrator

    • By Linda on 03-25-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Skeletons at the Feast

    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158

    In January 1945, in the waning months of World War II, a small group of people begin the longest journey of their lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Amazing Story

    • By Ron L on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Night Strangers

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Alison Fraser, Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 310
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 307

    From the bestselling author of The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Secrets of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic all the way up to the end...and then not

    • By Carilyn on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Trans-Sister Radio

    • A Novel
    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Four people in a small Vermont village are about to have their lives inexorably intertwined by the uncertainties of love...and the apparent absolutes of gender...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • finely textured, gracefully written

    • By YoginiZora on 12-26-05

    Regular price: $21.27

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