Chris Bohjalian is the bestselling author of 18 books, which have been translated into over 30 languages and three have been made into movies. Bohjalian’s books have been chosen as Best Books of the Year by numerous publications. His awards include the ANCA Freedom Award for his work educating Americans about the Armenian Genocide; the ANCA Arts and Letters Award for The Sandcastle Girls; Boston Public Library Literary Light; and the Anahid Literary Award. His breakout novel, Midwives, was a number one New York Times bestseller, an Oprah’s Book Club selection, and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick. His latest, The Guest Room, was a New York Times Bestseller. His next book, The Sleepwalker, is due out in 2017.