André Aciman received his Ph.D. and A.M. in comparative literature from Harvard University and a B.A. in English and comparative literature from Lehman College. He is on the faculty of the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. Prior to that, he taught at Princeton University and Bard College. Aciman is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Call Me by Your Name, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; the memoir Out of Egypt; and False Papers: Essays on Exile and Memory. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, the New Republic, the Paris Review, and in several volumes of The Best American Essays.