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Benjamin Markovits

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Benjamin Markovits grew up in Texas, London and Berlin. He is the author of seven novels and has published essays, stories, poetry and reviews in the Guardian, Granta, The Paris Review and The New York Times, among other publications. He lives in London and teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London.
 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

You Don't Have To Live Like This

Prize-winning author, Ben Markovits, introduces his latest novel You Don't Have to Live Like This. Tim Martin chairs.

Sunday, 21 February 2016
Ben Markovits talks to Tim Martin about his compelling new novel, You Don’t Have to Live Like This, a darkly comic and brutal vision of contemporary America in the wake of the global financial crisis.     

2004

Thursday, 4 March 2004

Benjamin Markovits' novel, The Syme papers, is about genius and failure, and the possibilities and pitfalls of discovery.

In this session, to mark the launch of The Syme Papers, Benjamin read from his book and discussed the genesis of it with the audience.

Benjamin Markovits, originally from Texas, he now lives in London and writes for the London Review of Books and the Times Literary SupplementThe Syme Papers is his first novel.

 

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