Academia in Literature
Novels set in academia that focus on the intricacies of the institution, not merely that use it as a background. Professorial or administrative both permissible.
1 Possession
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2 The Secret History
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3 Moo
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5 Admission
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6 Lucky Jim
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9 The Lecturer's Tale
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10 Small World
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11 The Historian
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11 As She Climbed Across the T...
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13 Straight Man
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14 White Noise
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14 A Discovery of Witches (All...
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16 Gentlemen and Players
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16 Purely Academic
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18 Nice Work
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19 To the Hermitage
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20 Book
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20 Old School
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20 Portuguese Irregular Verbs
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20 A Darker Shade Of Crimson
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20 The Englishman
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20 Creating Monsters
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20 Something for Nothing
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27 Binding Spell
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27 One Coffee With (Sigrid Har...
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27 Reading Lolita in Tehran
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27 The Ghost Apple
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31 Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story
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31 The Russian Girl
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31 The Big Ballad Jamboree
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31 If 6 Were 9: A "Militant"  ...
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35 The Theban Mysteries (A Kat...
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35 Trouble the Water
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35 Professed: A Novel of Highe...
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38 The James Joyce Murder (A K...
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38 King of the Road
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40 A Secret Rage
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40 Foxybaby
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42 Particles and Luck
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43 A Rare Murder In Princeton ...
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44 The Princeton Impostor (Mcl...
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44 The Northbury Papers (A Kar...
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44 Handmaid of Desire
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47 Unholy Death in Princeton (...
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47 A Lesson in Secrets (Maisie...
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47 Love, Stars, And All That
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50 Murder 101 (A Murder 101 My...
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50 The Charles Dickens Murders...
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52 Final Exam (A Murder 101 My...
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52 The Dean's December
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54 Extracurricular Activities ...
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54 Rates of Exchange & Why Com...
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56 Quick Study (A Murder 101 M...
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56 The Paper Men
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58 Physical Education (A Murde...
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58 The Mind-Body Problem
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60 Third Degree (A Murder 101 ...
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60 Pictures from an Institution
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62 Irish Tenure
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62 The Groves of Academe
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64 Japanese by Spring
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65 Changing Places
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66 Eating People is Wrong
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67 Stepping Westward
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68 The History Man
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69 Pearl's Progress
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70 The War Between the Tates
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71 Foolscap: Or, the Stages of...
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72 Zeno Was Here
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73 Unholy Loves
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