Steven Galloway was born in Vancouver, and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia. Published in 2008, The Cellist of Sarajevo has become an international bestseller with rights sold in 20 countries. It has been called "inspiring" by Entertainment Weekly, "unforgettable" by the Los Angeles Times, and "an exquisite novel of war and loss, music and solace" by O, The Oprah Magazine.
Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has said, "This gripping novel transcends time and place. It is a universal story, and a testimony to the struggle to find meaning, grace, and humanity, even amid the most unimaginable horrors." Galloway teaches creative writing at the University of British Columbia.
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