Call Me by Your Name, Find Me, love & life with André Aciman

Call Me by Your Name, Find Me, love & life with André Aciman

Speakers

André Aciman

André Aciman is the internationally bestselling author best known for his beloved book Call Me by Your Name, which was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film directed by Luca Guadagnino, written by James Ivory, and starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet. In fall 2019, he published the highly anticipated follow-up Find Me, which became a New York Times bestseller. Find Me revisits the beautiful, beguiling characters of Elio and Oliver as well as in a surprisingly larger role, Samuel, Elio’s father. What follows is not just the continuation of these characters’ stories, but an exploration of longing and lust, doubt and vulnerability, age and time, the unlived life versus the leaps of faith one must take to grasp the fullest version of who we are and true happiness. As Aciman says, “Love is easy. It’s the courage to love and trust that matters, and not all of us have both.”



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Book Reading
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner