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Mark Edmundson

Review of "Why Football Matters" by Mark Edmundson

Michael Roth | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Michael Roth

Playing a sport like football teaches you how to "summon the beast." But growing up means learning what to do with those passions after the end of the fourth quarter. Edmundson's "education in the game" has been so potent because he hasn't left its lessons on the field.

J.D. Salinger's Teaching Advice

Nicolaus Mills | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nicolaus Mills

UVA literature professor Mark Edmundson wants students to have the pleasure and excitement of immersing themselves in a book before engaging in a skeptical dialogue about it.