André Aciman

André Aciman is the author of the novels Call Me By Your Name and Eight White Nights, the memoir Out of Egypt, and two collections of essays, Alibis and False Papers. He was born into a Jewish family in Alexandria where French, Italian, Greek, Ladino, and Arabic were spoken before moving to Italy at age 14 and the United States at age 17. He is the Executive Officer and Distinguished Professor of the Comparative Literature program at the CUNY Graduate Center.