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Alexander Maksik Book and Novel

Alexander Maksik - Author


Alexander Maksik is the recipient of a Truman Capote fellowship and a Teaching/Writing fellowship from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His work has been published in many literary magazines. This is his first novel.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Alexander Maksik

Shelter in Place by Alexander Maksik
Shelter in Place
Alexander Maksik
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Every new novel by Maksik is so different from his previous efforts that one's admiration grows for an author with such diverse skills and a determination not to repeat himself. Following...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016
A Marker to Measure Drift by Alexander Maksik
A Marker to Measure Drift
Alexander Maksik
A beautifully written, heartbreaking look at survivor’s guilt and a mind and life unravelling. A very quiet story at first, Maksik slowly builds tension as you learn more and more about the horrors that Jacqueline has survived till you reach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2014
You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik
You Deserve Nothing
Alexander Maksik
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 1 April 2012. Utterly compelling, brilliantly written, YOU DESERVE NOTHING is a captivating tale about teachers and students, of moral uncertainties and the coming of adulthood. It heralds the arrival of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2012

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