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Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian is the author of twelve novels, including the New York Times bestsellers, Secrets of Eden, The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Midwives.  His work has been translated into twenty-six languages.  He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.   Visit him at www.chrisbohjalian.com or www.facebook.com .
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Chris Bohjalian
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Have we learned nothing?"

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A very pampered cat. Also, a Major League baseball pitcher wouldn't be bad. Or a Tony awarding winning actor.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Really, it would be embarrassing. Awfully embarassing. TOO embarrassing.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. I am always happiest when I am with my wife and my daughter.

And when we are together in -- Warning, Mid-Life Novelist Cliche Dead Ahead -- Italy, I am especially content. Give me my family, a bicycle, and a bottle of wine and I am one happy fellow.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Generosity; curiosity; a good sense of humor.

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