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We chose this as a book to read for book club and not one person read more than 50 pages.
In addition to the devilishly funny wit of this uproarious satire, Rosenblatt has crafted a serious story woven through with intelligence and sensitivity.
Beet is not well written, full of trite colloquialisms and has a plot which does not progress well enough to hold your interest.
"Beet College is doomed...and nobody really cares. The Board of Trustees, led by developer Joel Bollovate, has squandered the endowment. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Timothy M. Owens
I bought this book because I thought it looked funny but I couldn't read more than 50 pages. The author seemed to use as many big words as possible in each sentence. Read morePublished on March 20, 2011 by Bananimal
If you've ever wondered what life is like inside the academy, this book is for you. Populated with prima donna faculty members who have never encountered life in the real world... Read morePublished on September 3, 2008 by C. M. Godfrey
This is the funniest book I've ever read. I was quite shocked to read this, wondering & believing how some colleges may be run now. Read morePublished on April 27, 2008 by R. Lyn Rousian
A few good laughs and observations about liberal arts institutions but I was expecting quite a bit more from the Roger Rosenblatt I have come to know from his essays on the News... Read morePublished on April 19, 2008 by Brent
I was bummed out by this book. I was expecting a humorous literary novel, but the book is poorly written and boring. Read morePublished on April 10, 2008 by Love to Read
Beet is not well written, full of trite colloquialisms and has a plot which does not progress well enough to hold your interest.Published on March 11, 2008 by D. Turck