28 Nov 2019

Series 3, Episode 29: André Aciman

André Aciman is an author and academic, renowned for his novel ‘Call Me by Your Name’, which was turned into a hugely successful film in 2017 and has been hailed as a modern gay classic.

The story centres on the blossoming romantic relationship between a 17-year-old American-Italian Jewish boy a 24-year-old American Jewish scholar. The sequel to the novel, ‘Find Me’, has just been released.

André talks to Krishnan about obsessive love, his faith in the kindness of humanity and dismissing taboos.


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