Benjamin Wallace



Benjamin Wallace has written for GQ, Details, Food & Wine, Salon, and The Washington Post. He grew up in Washington, DC, and graduated from Georgetown University. From 1990 to 1992, he lived in the Czech Republic and Hungary, teaching English, proofreading diplomatic documents at the Czechoslovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and writing for such newspapers as The Prague Post, The Budapest Post, and The European. From 1993 to 1995, he worked as a reporter for trade publications in Manhattan, including a magazine about magazines and a mergers-and-acquisitions newsletter. From 1996 to 2005, he worked at Philadelphia magazine, most recently as executive editor. In 2002, the Columbia Journalism Review named him one of “ten young writers on the r ...more

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The Billionaire's Vinegar: ...

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Revenge of the Apocalypse (...

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Crossroads of the Apocalyps...

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Dogs of the Apocalypse

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Making Babies

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“when the end came and there was initial chaos and rampant starvation, people learned all too well that you could not rely on stuff. You needed friends. A dead phone provided no companionship; an empty house no comfort. The latest fashions provided no food, but you could always eat a close friend.”
Benjamin Wallace, Post-Apocalyptic Nomadic Warriors: A Duck & Cover Adventure
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“As a young man he seemed to pine for a bygone world of aristocrats. [In his twenties, he] took to wearing Edwardian three-piece suits with a pocket watch and chain.

[discussing Kip Forbes]”
Benjamin Wallace, The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine

“A world where no child need cry because you didn’t buy him that ring pop at checkout, even though you know that he’ll never finish it and it will just end up a sticky mass of carpet lint and hair somewhere under the seat of the car. A world where no child need cry for want of shelter or love. A world where that child will finally just shut his cake hole.”
Benjamin Wallace, Post-Apocalyptic Nomadic Warriors: A Duck & Cover Adventure
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