Ben Marcus

Ben Marcus is an American author known for his experimental approach to narrative and language. He has written several books, including 'Notable American Women' and 'The Flame Alphabet.' His work often explores themes of family, communication, and the complexities of human relationships. Marcus is also a professor of creative writing and has contributed to various literary publications.


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  1. 1. The Age of Wire and String

    This book is a collection of short, interconnected stories that challenges the conventions of narrative and language. The stories are set in an alternative America and are filled with surreal and bizarre elements, often defying logic and meaning. The author uses a unique, poetic language to describe this world, creating a strange and disorienting effect. The book is divided into different sections, each dealing with a different aspect of this world, such as food, sleep, or animals. It's a challenging and thought-provoking read that pushes the boundaries of fiction.