‘Nevergreen’: A Satiric Commentary on Contemporary College ‘Values’

Published by
San Diego Jewish World

Nevergreen by Andrew Pessin; Open Books (c) 2021; ISBN 9781948-598521; 212 pages; $17.95. By Donald H. Harrison Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — Following a chance meeting aboard an airplane, a doctor simply identified as “J.” is invited to give a lecture at Nevergreen College, which was built on an island that formerly housed an insane asylum. When the time for the lecture arrives, no one is there to attend it, not even the woman who invited him. He delivers it nevertheless. The following morning, he tours the campus, noticing at a student club expo that there are tables for almost every kind o…

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