Chosen: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood

NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR MEMOIR

A searing, haunting, urgent cri de coeur.

—THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

A work of shattering, almost unbearable radiance … This is a book that will save lives.

—JUNOT DÍAZ, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

CHOSEN elevates the survivor story to an Odyssean trek to reclaim one’s soul.

—MARCI HAMILTON, CEO and founder, CHILD USA
Chosen: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood
Stephen Mills, Author

AT AGE THIRTEEN, I was sexually assaulted by a highly respected member of the community. My boyhood experience is all too common. The only unusual part is that I decided to write a book about it. —Stephen Mills

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