Episode 10 — Alexander Maksik


Alexander Maksik is the author of You Deserve Nothing, one of the most buzzed-about novels of the fall season.  It’s available from Tonga Books, an imprint of Europa Editions.

Topics of conversation include:  book tour, wayward youth, Australia, lost cause love affairs, Andy Warhol, Lycra biking shorts, method acting, teaching, Brooklyn, pizza delivery, body waxing, Bill Paxton, Planet Hollywood, Paris, Hemingway, A Moveable Feast, exhaustion resulting from the complete dismantling of a fantasy, Craig’s List, Alice Sebold, Spain, luck, persistence, Iowa, Top Gun, Ketchum, the future, and more.