Monthly Archives: August 2011

Yankee Magazine calls The Night Strangers “A Halloween Hair-Raiser.”

Big thanks to Tim Clark, who wrote, among other things: “Put a haunted man in a haunted house. . .and you have a Halloween hair-raiser. But it’s more than that. Bohjalian, with a dozen well-received novels to his credit, understands … Continue reading

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In the loop and along for the ride

Chris Ashby, director of sales and marketing at Vermont’s Champlain Valley Exposition, is excited. The Champlain Valley Fair opened Saturday in Essex Junction and this year there is a brand new ride: It’s a specially designed vomitron called the Loop Fighter … Continue reading

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Drive time: Better late than never

My wife and I have been teaching our 17-year-old daughter to drive this month, and we have chosen this moment because: 1. August is the deadliest month of the year for motorists, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Na-Hi-Traf-Sad … Continue reading

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Going “cat-lady-crazy” in Lincoln

One of my favorite expressions is the adjective, “cat-lady-crazy.” It means a person is either a raving lunatic or is demonstrating a spectacular lack of judgment – sort of like a “crazy cat lady” who hordes 17 cats and claims … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly weighs in on The Night Strangers

“A gripping paranormal thriller . . .Meticulous research and keen attention to detail give depth and character to [the] eerie world. . .Bohjalian is a master, and the slow-mounting dread makes this a frightful ride.” — Publishers Weekly, August 15, … Continue reading

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And they said we couldn’t give my books away. . .

Apparently, we can. Or, to be precise, Random House and http://www.goodreads.com can. They’re giving away 25 free copies of “The Night Strangers.” To enter the drawing to try and win one, click here. Thank you — and happy reading!

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Terribly sudden, but not terrible sad

In the last half year, I have found myself eulogizing in this space my mother-in-law, my godfather and my good friend, John Vautier. Now we can add to this illustrious pantheon, my father, Aram “Bo” Bohjalian. He died last week … Continue reading

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