James Simpson

James Simpson is a renowned scholar of the English Middle Ages and the Reformation. He is the Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard University and the author of many books, including the critically acclaimed Burning to Read.

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Cover: Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of LiberalismPermanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of LiberalismSimpson, JamesHARDCOVER02/18/2019$35.00
Cover: Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation OpponentsBurning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation OpponentsSimpson, JamesPAPERBACK05/01/2010$23.50
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Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.