Catherine Liu is professor of film and media studies at the University of California, Irvine.
"If a meaningful intellectual current does emerge from the wreckage of contemporary capitalism, it may well begin from the demystification of PMC liberal mores."-Conter"Virtue Hoarders argues that the professional-managerial class-working class alliance was doomed from the start for the simple reason that the two classes' interests are fundamentally opposed."-The Washington Examiner"Virtue Hoarders amplifies a discussion that still needs to be had."-Spiked"Lui's argument is thorough, well researched, and saturated with supporting evidence."-Rhizomes"A quick, fun read, polemicising against views which are currently dominant in the US academic left and mainstream media, and characterising these views as expressing the interests of the 'professional managerial class' - or 'PMC' - as opposed to those of the working class."-Weekly Worker "Delicious."-Current Affairs "Like all good polemics [Virtue Hoarders] is a romp: lively, fun to read."-Jeff Noonan "Thoroughly enjoyable."-Damage Magazine "Liu's comments in Virtue Hoarders on politics seem spot-on."-The Independent Review "Liu, a professor at UC Irvine, draws from a well of experience, humor, and rage to show us how the PMC's quest for class domination continues to unfold in our gilded age."-Los Angeles Review of Books