Books by Alexander Maksik

SHELTER IN PLACE by Alexander Maksik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"On every page we're reminded of the paradox of how mysterious, thorny, and delicate family relationships can be."
Maksik firmly creates the "place" as the Pacific Northwest, though his characters have a difficult time finding any kind of "shelter"—from place or from each other. Read full book review >
A MARKER TO MEASURE DRIFT by Alexander Maksik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2013

"A moving, deeply felt and lyrical novel about past and present."
A 23-year-old refugee from Liberia tries to escape the horrors of her past on the island of Santorini. Read full book review >
YOU DESERVE NOTHING by Alexander Maksik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Both intelligent and intellectual, this is both a tribute to brilliant teachers and a cautionary tale of their imperfections."
A novel that examines the relationship between the public and shared experience of a lively—even magical—classroom, and the private world of a gifted but flawed teacher. Read full book review >