Tuesday, 20 October 2009

University Standards Row Deepens

"One blazing hot June day last year, Geoffrey Alderman stepped up to a podium, lit a touchpaper and watched it ignite."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/oct/20/higher-education-standards

Friday, 2 October 2009

"The Communal Gadfly"

Review in Times Higher Education

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=408458&c=2

"What is most attractive is the tone of Alderman's natural voice. He has a rare ability to float above stylistic expectations, producing a fluid textual mix of the academic, the idiomatic, the conversational and the Yiddish."