Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure and Terror

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Three short novellas comprise a unique collection of academic satire, in which a couple struggles with their tenure-track commuter marriage, an anthropologist witnesses a bizarre druidic ritual, and a junior history professor must defend her ideology and her life.

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"Entirely delightful . . . wickedly funny . . . There hasn't been a genuinely adroit novel of academic manners since Randall Jarrell's" Pictures from an Institution"."--Jonathan Yardley, "The Washington Post Book World "

"Original, droll, startling . . . Witty and penetrating: Hynes creates pungent satires of academic life while at the same time infusing them with genuine suspense and real terror."--"Kirkus Reviews"

"A perfect blend of dark comedy and the ghost story, reminiscent of the best of T. C. Boyle and the best of Poe."--David Treuer, "The Minneapolis Star-Tribune"

"Hynes must have struck a pact with the devil when he began writing these tales because their tone is perfect."--Maureen Corrigan, "National Public Radio"

"Riveting . . . exhilarating . . . a work of sheer joy."--"The New York Times Book Review"

"Deliciously creepy novellas . . . Hynes's writing is diamond sharp, revealing his characters' souls as surely as a Judgement Day angel."--Amy Waldman, "People"

Entirely delightful . . . wickedly funny . . . There hasn't been a genuinely adroit novel of academic manners since Randall Jarrell's" Pictures from an Institution." "Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World"

Original, droll, startling . . . Witty and penetrating: Hynes creates pungent satires of academic life while at the same time infusing them with genuine suspense and real terror. "Kirkus Reviews"

A perfect blend of dark comedy and the ghost story, reminiscent of the best of T. C. Boyle and the best of Poe. "David Treuer, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune"

Hynes must have struck a pact with the devil when he began writing these tales because their tone is perfect. "Maureen Corrigan, National Public Radio"

Riveting . . . exhilarating . . . a work of sheer joy. "The New York Times Book Review"

Deliciously creepy novellas . . . Hynes's writing is diamond sharp, revealing his characters' souls as surely as a Judgement Day angel. "Amy Waldman, People""

"Entirely delightful . . . wickedly funny . . . There hasn't been a genuinely adroit novel of academic manners since Randall Jarrell's Pictures from an Institution." --Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World

"Original, droll, startling . . . Witty and penetrating: Hynes creates pungent satires of academic life while at the same time infusing them with genuine suspense and real terror." --Kirkus Reviews

"A perfect blend of dark comedy and the ghost story, reminiscent of the best of T. C. Boyle and the best of Poe." --David Treuer, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

"Hynes must have struck a pact with the devil when he began writing these tales because their tone is perfect." --Maureen Corrigan, National Public Radio

"Riveting . . . exhilarating . . . a work of sheer joy." --The New York Times Book Review

"Deliciously creepy novellas . . . Hynes's writing is diamond sharp, revealing his characters' souls as surely as a Judgement Day angel." --Amy Waldman, People

About the Author:

James Hynes is the author of The Wild Colonial Boy and The Lecturer's Tale, a New York Times Notable Book. His television criticism has appeared in Mother Jones and the Utne Reader. He lives in Austin, Texas.

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