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Insomnia

Narrated by: Marina Benjamin
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An intense, lyrical, witty and humane exploration of a state we too often consider only superficially.  

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 as an existential experience that can electrify our understanding of ourselves and of creativity and love.  

Insomnia is a bravura piece of writing. At once philosophical and poetical, the book ranges widely over history and culture, literature and art, exploring a threshold experience that is intimately involved with trespass and contamination: the illicit importing of day into night.

With Insomnia, Benjamin aims to light up the workings of our inner minds, delivering a startlingly fresh look at what it means to be wakeful in the dark.

©2018 Marina Benjamin (P)2018 Bolinda

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