Mark Edmundson

Mark Edmundson teaches in the English Department at the University of Virginia. He is a contributing editor at Raritan and the prizewinning author of numerous works of cultural criticism, including "Why Read?" He is the author of  several books including "Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals" (Harvard University Press, September 2015) and "Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game" (Penguin Books June 2015).