Books by Chris Bohjalian

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Hour of the Witch

A just-all-right Salem Witch Trial drama, Hour of the Witch feels in places like The Scarlet Letter – Demi Moore’s film rewrite, not the Hawthorne classic.  Yet Chris Bohjalian’s skillful way of getting into his protagonist’s head keeps this one from sinking below the midpoint mark. Mary ...

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The Red Lotus

Chris Bohjalian explores the delicate nature of human survival in his latest novel The Red Lotus. A tale of antibiotic resistant contagions, epidemics and the horrors of biological weapons, this book will have you cheering exterminators as the greatest heroes of our time. They work in the same bu ...

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The Flight Attendant

Although I've been a fan of Chris Bohjalian's novels for a number of years, his last few books have lacked that certain something that made the rest of his work stand out. Fortunately with The Flight Attendant, he's back at the top of his game, and I couldn't be happier. For flight attendant Cass ...

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The Sleepwalker

I've been a fan of Chris Bohjalian's novels ever since I read Transistor Radio. He has chosen to tackle some very difficult real-life issues in his various works, and I'm usually pleased with his approach. So, when I saw The Sleepwalker up for review, I was eager to dive in. Annalee Ahlberg is th ...