Death in a Tenured Position

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On a year's sabbatical at Harvard, Kate Fansler must apply all her academic brilliance and diplomatic finesse to trace the murderer of Harvard's first tenured female English professor

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Carolyn Heilbrun began writing intellectual, subtly political mysteries under the pseudonym of Amanda Cross as a professor of English at Columbia University in New York. This classic example of Heilbrun's rare combination of talents finds Kate Fansler--professor of English at Harvard, another Ivy League college slightly to the north of Columbia--trying to discover who poisoned a newly-appointed female professor and why her body was left in a men's room.

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When I read THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER, I instantly became a fan of Amanda Cross and her protagonist, English professor Kate Fansler. And I continued to devour this wonderful series: THE QUESTION OF MAX, DEATH IN A TENURED POSITION, NO WORD FROM WINIFRED -- and onward. In time, I (and many other readers) came to realize that "Amanda Cross" is a pseudonym for Dr. Carolyn G. Heilbrun, the revered Columbia University professor whose WRITING A WOMAN'S LIFE and other nonfiction volumes are recognized as ground-breaking classics in literary criticism and feminist studies. My admiration for the author grew and grew -- in both her guises. And then a few years ago, I had the great good fortune to become the editor of her "Amanda Cross" half. Which has given me many opportunities to get to know Carolyn personally (it helps that we live only a few blocks from each other). So I've been in the company of this widely beloved author for autograph parties, bookstore events, an honorary dinner, and recently at the ALA (American Library Association) conference, where scores of adoring fans -- librarians and educators -- patiently queued up to get personally autographed copies of THE PUZZLED HEART, the latest Fansler mystery, as well as backlist titles in the series. Even with the resultant writer's cramp, it was a great day for "Amanda." And another cherished memory I have of this charming, gracious, and multitalented author.

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