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Benjamin Markovits


Benjamin Markovits was born in California in 1973. His parents were both lawyers. He grew up in London, Oxford, Texas and Berlin and briefly played professional basketball in Germany. He then did an M.Phil. on the Romantics and taught at a school in New York. He now teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London. He was named as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.

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A Page in the Life: Benjamin Markovits
Another Sad, Bizarre Chapter in Human History (story by Markovits)


2004 The Syme Papers
2005 Fathers and Daughters (UK: Either Side of Winter)
2007 Imposture
2008 A Quiet Adjustment
2010 Playing Days
2011 Childish Loves
2015 You Don’t Have to Live Like This
2018 A Weekend in New York
2019 Christmas in Austin
2020 Home Games