William Everdell

William Everdell, author of The First Moderns: Profiles in the Origins of Twentieth-Century Thought, teaches history at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn. He earned his A.B. at Princeton University, his A.M. at Harvard University, and his Ph.D. at New York University.


Volume 26

Guests on Volume 26: James Gilbert, on how science and religion negotiate for public respect; William Everdell, on the meaning and method of modernism; David Walsh, on the genius of liberal democracy; Alan Jacobs, on The Dictionary of Global Culture and "Real" Global Culture; Jeffrey Meikle, on American Plastic: A Cultural History; Jeffrey Burton Russell, on A History of Heaven: The Singing Silence; Roger Lundin, on Harry Mulisch's novel, The Discovery of Heaven; and Gordon Kreplin, on music, craft, gift, and beauty.