Thursday, 08 Oct 2009
"The Silence of the Bees," apiarist John Johnson.
"The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities," Frank Donoghue, Ohio State University. He examines how the growing corporate culture of higher education threatens its most fundamental values by erasing one of its defining features: the tenured professor.
"Following the Money: From Enron to Hedge Fund." Before joining Vanity Fair as a contributing editor in 2008, Bethany McLean was an editor-at-large for Fortune magazine, where she wrote an article in March 2001 that raised questions about the immense profitability of Enron, then a darling of the stock market.