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Benjamin Markovits
BENJAMIN MARKOVITS grew up in Texas, London and Berlin. He is the author of seven  novels: The Syme Papers, Either Side of Winter, Imposture, A Quiet Adjustment, Playing Days, Childish Loves and, most recently, You Don't Have to Live Like This. He has published essays, stories, poetry and reviews on subjects ranging from the Romantics to American sports in the Guardian, Granta, The Paris Review and The New York Times, among other publications. He lives in London and teaches creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Immigrant Freedoms

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September 2015

Benjamin Markovits

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September 2015

My grandmother, known to us all as Mutti, caught one of the last trains out of Gotenhafen before the Russians came in 1945. She...

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Issue No. 13

Writers from the Old Days

Enrique Vila-Matas

TR. J. S. Tennant

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Issue No. 13

Augusto Monterroso wrote that sooner or later the Latin American writer faces three possible fates: exile, imprisonment or burial....

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October 2012

Crown of Thorns Starfish

Caspar Henderson

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October 2012

If you look into infinity what do you see? Your backside!  –Tristan Tzara   The drug-addict, drunk, wife-shooter and...

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August 2016

The Place of the Bridge

Jennifer Kabat

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August 2016

I.   Look up. A woman tumbles from the sky, her dress billowing around her like a parachute as...

 

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