Chris Bohjalian

View PDF version


Chris Bohjalian is the author more than 15 books, including New York Times bestsellers, Secrets of Eden, Skeletons at the Feast, The Double Bind, Before You Know Kindness, The Law of Similars, and Midwives.

Chris won the New England Book Award in 2002, and his novel, Midwives, was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah's Book Club, a Publishers Weekly "Best Book," and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick. His work has been translated into over 25 languages and twice become movies (Midwives and Past the Bleachers).

He has written for a wide variety of magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Reader's Digest, and the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, and has been a Sunday columnist for Gannett's Burlington Free Press since 1992. Chris graduated from Amherst College, and lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.

Current Publishers


Publishers Worldwide

See Current Publishers


  • In St. Louis? I'm speaking there to commemorate the #ArmenianGenocide at 4 on Sunday. Details on the events page of

    RT @AliceShort3: Waiting for #bookfest panel on biography: world leaders and history .... moderated by @newton_jim

    Coming tomorrow in Idyll Banter in @bfp_news: "The Norwegian who helped the Armenians come to America" #ArmenianGenocide @PantagruelOslo