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Picked this up for a few cents so I thought why not. It's mainly a collection of 3 short stories that detail the friction between unfaithful spouses with teaching positions who... Read morePublished 2 months ago by v4vendetta
I was referred to Publish & Perish as an example of the more recent `campus novels'. Although the three stories that comprise this work have university lecturers or professors as... Read morePublished on October 1, 2013 by Hector
This is a pretty amazing book. The stories are the perfect length for reading while waiting for a connecting flight, or on lunch break. Read morePublished on July 14, 2013 by Fae
Is that even a genre? I guess it is now! If David Lodge had added the paranormal, it might have come out something like this. "Queen of the Night" stayed with me for years.Published on July 11, 2013 by booklover
I love a good spoof on academia, so I picked this up and starting reading the first story (Queen of the Jungle) late one night and stayed up all night finishing it! Read morePublished on February 27, 2013 by sylvia goldwasser
The first two novellas are certainly accomplished on a technical level, and the satire on postmodernist academia is often remarkably apt and on target, but the novellas are... Read morePublished on December 17, 2011 by Tacitus
I read this book years ago, but was just thinking about it. The stories, especially the first, "Queen of the Jungle" have stayed with me through the years. Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by Marion Stein
The book is entertaining, especially if you are familiar with academia at all. It is definitely a good beach book.Published on September 12, 2010 by Book Club Gal
Brilliant! I started this book with zero preconceptions. In fact, I couldn't even remember how it ended up on my bookshelf. But I thought it was terrific. Read morePublished on February 10, 2010 by A. C. Seligman