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Sting model which makes it possible for him to uncover society's hidden agendas Seeking proof that human A Tenured eBook #10003 folly has no limit when motivated by greed Martin initiates m. This book was a fun bit of satire on the markets in the late 80s and early 90s It suffered particularly from clunky writing at times and problems with timeline and flashbacks A uick read

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Ass hysteria that causes investors to assume that up is the only direction Hailed as Galbraith's wisest and wittiest novel New York Times A Tenured Professor is an impudently satirical tale. Hilarious but Brahminly understated send up of capitalism Harvard liberals conservatives the military industrial complex Congress and again Harvard A lovely short novel by John Kenneth Galbraith with serious intent gently and humorously laid out and that assumes our intelligence

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John Kenneth Galbraith's third novel A Tenured Professor is at once an intriguing tale of morality and a comic delight Montgomery Martin a Harvard economics professor creates a stock foreca. This is a remarkable book I came to it fresh as someone who has not read much JKG and found it s message amazingly timely It would not be a stretch to say the book predicts the recent financial upheavals I found the satire deliciously acidic at times and nicely sustained no one expects JKG to have a full time novelist s top to bottom polish and he doesn t but I still found it a delightful read


10 thoughts on “A Tenured Professor

  1. says:

    This is a remarkable book I came to it fresh as someone who has not read much JKG and found it's message amazingly timely It would not be a stretch to say the book predicts the recent financial upheavals I found the satire deliciously acidic a

  2. says:

    I'm unsure how I ended up with this novel which evidently I've had for years unread but I thought I'd give it a try while in bed with some sort of nasty virus flu? It's charming and funny and having been written about American economics of the 1980s proves astonishingly relevant today I suppose a reader would have to be my age or older to recognize the various references I know next to nothing about economics but recognized most

  3. says:

    This uote about sums it up Tenure was originally invented to protect radical professors those who challenged the accepted order But we don't have such people any at the universities and the reason is tenure When time comes to grant it nowadays the radicals get screened out That's its principal function It's a very good system really keeps academic life at a decent level of tranuillity

  4. says:

    Packed up Kitty Galbraith's papers recently and her son gave us each a copy of his father's only novel

  5. says:

    This book was a fun bit of satire on the markets in the late 80s and early 90s It suffered particularly from clunky writi

  6. says:

    I am a long standing fan of John Kenneth Galbraith and have read the majority of his books on economics and polit

  7. says:

    Hilarious but Brahminly understated send up of capitalism Harvard liberals conservatives the military industrial complex Co

  8. says:

    An interesting read I'm not entirely sure how much I agree with the sort of take home message but the descriptions of academia ring true

  9. says:

    Entertaining snide a good pairing with The Kingdom of God Is Within You by Tolstoy #bookaday summer

  10. says:

    It was ok a novel by a famous economist about an economics professor at Harvard and the antics that ensue when he perfects a method of anticipating the direction of stock prices gets wildly rich using it and then along with his wife and an eccentric friend uses the wealth to play political hardball on behalf of left wing causes Lots of Cambridge MA o centric scene setting and mildly amusing shots at academicuniversity cultureI pic

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