Books A Vindication of Love Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-first Century by Cristina Nehring Hardcover, 328 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $24.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleA Vindication of LoveSubtitleReclaiming Romance for the Twenty-first CenturyAuthorCristina Nehring Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents a case for romantic love in spite of modern cynicism, political correctness, and pragmatism, drawing on the examples of such figures as Heloise and Frida Kahlo while challenging readers to engage in fulfilling partnerships. Genres: Parenting & Families Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about A Vindication of Love Review Book Reviews Ardent Polemic On Behalf Of Passion August 28, 2009 Cristina Nehring's A Vindication of Love makes an engaging case for raw attraction — where lust, emotion and intellect converge. Feminism, Nehring argues, has given us innumerable opportunities. Now how about the right to be romantic?