Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Ben Markovits

Philip Roth: His Life and Legacy

‘Literature isn’t a moral beauty contest’, claimed Roth, ‘The belief it inspires is what counts.’ Literary titan and multi-award winning writer, Philip Roth was undoubtedly a brilliant, if controversial, artist. In a career that spanned 50 years he wrote numerous, generation-changing books, from his first, Goodbye, Columbus, to his last, Nemesis. Three outstanding writers discuss his work and his legacy.

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