You Don't Have To Live Like This

Ben Markovits

Chair: Tim Martin

21/02/2016 3:30 pm
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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.
Benjamin Markovits

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 GuardianGrantaThe Paris Review and The New York Times among other publications. He lives in London and teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Tim Martin

Tim Martin is a books and arts writer based in London, writing reviews, interviews and features for The TelegraphThe Times, and several other British publications. He writes The Telegraph’s Alphabet Library column, exploring a forgotten classic every week.

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