[10:04 is] contemplative and tender... Out of the ephemera of everyday life, Lerner has created a work of great artifice, knitted together by dozens of images... I doubt I'll read a finer novel this year
Jonathan Beckman, Telegraph
Lerner writes with a poet's attention to language... Brilliant
Hari Kunzru, New York Times Book Review
Brilliant... Contemplative and tender... I doubt I'll read a finer novel this year'
Sunday Telegraph *****
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Ben Lerner on Granta.com
Fiction | Granta 148
‘He began to feel less like he was delivering a speech and more like a speech was delivering him.’
Read an extract from Ben Lerner’s latest novel, The Topeka School.
Fiction | Granta 139
‘Things he dreamt began to show up in the bushes, the plastic figurine from a parachute firework, the small dull rusted circular saw blade he thought of as a throwing star, and he pocketed those things.’