Give Me Everything You Have

Give Me Everything You Have

A true story of obsessive love turning to obsessive hate, Give Me Everything You Have chronicles the author's strange and harrowing ordeal at the hands of a former student, a self-styled "verbal terrorist," who began trying, in her words, to "ruin him." Hate mail, online postings, and public accusations of plagiarism and sexual misconduct were her weapons of choice and, as with more conventional terrorist weapons, proved remarkably difficult to combat. James Lasdun's… (more)

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No book I’ve read has ever covered the subject in more emotional depth and with deeper intellectual analysis than Give Me Everything You Have, Lasdun’s intensely personal account of five years – and counting – of living hell.

On every page, Lasdun’s prose is absorbing, involving and perfectly expressed.

This lack of perspective crops up earlier in the book. Amid Lasdun's well-articulated feelings of bafflement and dismay at being stalked, there are stretches of obliviousness: to power relationships, to nuance in language, even to how he tells the story.

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 12, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

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