Back in my day, we lectured in unflipped classrooms... <i>and we loved it</i> Back in my day, we lectured in unflipped classrooms… and we loved it

Recently, writers in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the New York Times and the Atlantic have delivered impassioned defenses of the Olde Timey College Lecture. I refer to the antediluvian practice inRead more »

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“Bleakly, blackly funny… A writer at the very height of her powers, grappling and snaring her themes into a singular, devastating journey into the ungovernable reaches of the heart.” — The Observer on First Love

“Riley’s examination of human relationships is bleak, yet her vision is so expansive, her analysis so blistering, that First Love resonates a power that is bittersweet and highly affecting.” —Financial Times on First Love

“This urban fairy tale delivers something that is both subtle and profound in its examination of the human soul. Magically delicious.” — Kirkus on Eggshells

“The point of ‘Why I Am Not a Feminist’ isn’t really that Crispin is not a feminist; it’s that she has no interest in being a part of a club that has opened its doors and lost sight of its politics—a club that would, if she weren’t so busy disavowing it, invite Kellyanne Conway in….Crispin’s argument is bracing, and a rare counterbalance; where feminism is concerned, broad acceptability is almost always framed as an unquestioned good.” —The New Yorker on Why I Am Not a Feminist

“Laser-like insight into feminism’s strengths and weaknesses…Rhetoric that soars and sears…Through insights that provoke discussion and dissension, Crispin rallies the kind of radical verve that once vitalized a revolution in the hope that it will do so once again.” Booklist on Why I Am Not a Feminist

“The author’s ferocious critique effectively reframes the terms of any serious discussion of feminism. You’ll never trust a you-go-girl just-lean-in bromide again. Forget busting glass ceilings. Crispin has taken a wrecking ball to the whole structure.” — Kirkus starred review of Why I Am Not a Feminist

“Feminists have, in fact, become polite insiders, and Crispin is here to show them how to punch their way out. A rallying manifesto; start swinging.” — Library Journal on Why I Am Not a Feminist

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