Insomnia: Edinburgh Nov 28

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ. Golden Hare Books is delighted to welcome Marina Benjamin, with her brilliant essay on that most-maligned of conditions, Insomnia. Come along, have a drink, and learn...

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Insomnia: Paris Nov 13

Upcoming Events Marina Benjamin on Insomnia 13 NOVEMBER 2018, 7:00 PM. We are delighted to be joined by Marina Benjamin as we discuss her latest book Insomnia, a beautifully written insight into the struggles of living with a sleeping disorder. If you'd like to...

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Insomnia Event 8th Nov

EVENT: INSOMNIA: MARINA BENJAMIN IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN GRANT NOVEMBER 8 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM £6 With her new memoir Insomnia, Marina Benjamin has produced an unsettling account of an unsettling condition that treats our inability to sleep not as a disorder, but...

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LSE Sleep Forum

15 October | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, London, WC2A 2AE. I'll be taking part in LSE's Sleep Forum on Monday 15th October. Philosophers have diligently examined consciousness, but what do they have to say about our nightly loss of consciousness?...

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Middlepause in Swedish

The Middlepause is now published in Sweden, as Mellantid, which translates as Splits. I'll be doing Radio, TV and Newspaper interviews and taking part in a discussion event with the wonderful Elizabeth Asbrink. 4th and 5th October. More details of times and locations...

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Jewish Book Week Event

Here's a link to the talk I chaired at this year's JBW. Called "Momentous Years", it featured Elizabeth Asbrink and Jonathan Fenby, both of whom have published deeply researched books about the tumultuous changes, social, political, cultural and artistic, that came...

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New book, Insomnia, out November

I'm delighted to share the wonderful other-worldly cover design for Insomnia – brought to you by Scribe UK and Catapult (USA). On opening the covers you will be travelling to a strange alien world, dark and discomfiting. I was thinking of sub-titling the book 'A...

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Student Society of Bergen, Norway

In discussion at Det Akademiske Kvarter, 21st October, 21.30 The students of Bergen want to talk about dystopia and the current fascination with apocalypse. Why it is such a popular theme in movies and books, how has our vision on the end of the world changed over...

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With Miranda Sawyer, Harrogate 20th October

Friday 20 October, 2pm, The Crown Hotel, Harrogate Tickets £10 have just gone on sale. You can purchase them here: http://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com/literature-festival/marina-benjamin-in-conversation-with-miranda-sawyer/ I promise that we'll range across the...

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Arvon, Totleigh Barton, 7-12 August

Non-fiction and Life Writing course Along with Colin Grant I will be co-tutoring a week long residential writing course for those wanting to embark on family memoirs. For more details see: https://www.arvon.org/course/

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