Afternoon Bites: Steve Almond, R. Crumb, St. Vincent, and more

“The central power-dynamic itself — teacher seems superhuman then is revealed to be a normal human — is, well, boring. But that makes it all the more amazing when Maksik somehow pulls it off.” At Full Stop, Scott Beauchamp reviews Alexander Maksik’s You Deserve Nothing.

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  1. Jezebel is running an exclusive story about Alexander Maksik and his very real relationship with a high school student while he was a teacher at the American School of Paris. It’s interesting that he never alluded to that coincidence. As a graduate of ASP and a former student of Maksik’s, I’m shocked that he had the nerve to write this “novel”

    http://jezebel.com/Alexander-maksik/

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