critic and humorist Laurel Zuckerman worked for 18 years in industry before
turning to writing. Lke her heroine Alice Wunderland, she is a graduate of France’s top business school (HEC) and a former city councilor.
explores with humor the link between how English teachers are selected, trained
and promoted in France and the results of
their students. Closely based on Zuckerman's experiences at the Sorbonne Paris IV in 2004-2005, its publication provoked outcry, debate and praise.