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Christopher Bram

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Christopher Bram


Born
in Buffalo, NY, The United States
February 23, 1952

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Bram grew up in Kempsville, Virginia. After graduating from the College of William and Mary in 1974 (B.A. in English), he moved to New York City four years later. There, he met his lifelong partner, documentary filmmaker Draper Shreeve.

Bram's novel Father of Frankenstein, about film director James Whale, was made into the movie Gods and Monsters starring Ian McKellen and Brendan Fraser. Bill Condon adapted the screenplay and directed. Condon won an Academy Award for his adaptation.

In 2001, Bram was a Guggenheim Fellow. In 2003, he received the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. He currently resides in New York.
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Father of Frankenstein

4.11 avg rating — 965 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Wr...

4.13 avg rating — 658 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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The Notorious Dr. August: H...

3.81 avg rating — 379 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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Hold Tight

3.80 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 1988 — 11 editions
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Lives of the Circus Animals

3.51 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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Surprising Myself

3.93 avg rating — 250 ratings — published 1987 — 9 editions
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Exiles in America

3.54 avg rating — 226 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Gossip

3.53 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1997 — 9 editions
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In Memory of Angel Clare

3.49 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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“We’re happier when the assholes are villains.”
Christopher Bram, Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America

“People assume that artists must talk about art and beauty and the sublime whenever we get together, but no, we usually talk about money.”
Christopher Bram, The Notorious Dr. August: His Real Life and Crimes

“It has been a marvellous age of invention: radio, aeroplane, electric light, the telephone, and fellatio.”
Christopher Bram, The Notorious Dr. August: His Real Life and Crimes

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