The Bookshop, Kibworth

I'm kicking off a series of Spring events for Insomnia on 13th Feb at The Bookshop in Kibworth, Leicestershire. Advance tickets are £8 HERE Upcoming also at the Aberdeen Performing Arts Centre, Jewish Book Week, Cambridge Literary Festival & the ChipLitFest. More...

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Top 10 Books on Insomnia

As published in The Guardian From history and fiction to philosophy and poetry, I've gathered up the works that helped me understand an unsettlingly common problem......

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Insomnia in TLS

The TLS carried an abridged extract of Insomnia, ahead of UK publication, that picked up one of the book's key threads: the false appeal of the idea of enchanted sleep, and how that idea masks real anxieties about how we live. In the book this argument is spliced and...

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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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