LARB Radio: Nicholson Baker, "Substitute: Going to School with a Thousand Kids"

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Sep 29, 201629m
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LARB Radio: Nicholson Baker, "Substitute: Going to School with a Thousand Kids"
Sep 29 '1629m
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Novelist Nicholson Baker joins Tom, Laurie, and Evan Kindley to discuss his new book, "Substitute: Going to School with a Thousand Kids," the story of Baker's time as a substitute teacher in the Maine public school system. This morphs into a fascinating discussion of pedagogy in light of the everyday realities of contemporary American public schooling and the issues modern schoolteachers confront to teach children.

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