Books by Marina Benjamin

INSOMNIA by Marina Benjamin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2018

"A vivid portrayal of wakefulness that will strike a chord of recognition in many readers."
A writer who can't sleep muses on the human craving for oblivion. Read full book review >
THE MIDDLEPAUSE by Marina Benjamin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 14, 2017

"A thoughtful, morose meditation on aging. "
Middle age makes the writer feel "ambushed and laid bare." Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"A compelling story of a powerful woman, a persecuted people, a tortured time and a granddaughter's deep respect for her family."
London journalist Benjamin (Rocket Dreams, 2003, etc.) recounts her return to Baghdad in 2004 to see what remained of the once-thriving Jewish community that had included her own family. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: April 3, 2003

"Many befittingly spacey ideas here, but a few prizes as well."
Whatever happened to those dreams, wonders freelance journalist Benjamin, those "utopian, escapist, and conquistadorial hopes" once fueled by the American space program? Read full book review >