Mark Greif is Associate Professor of Literary Studies at the New School in New York, in its Eugene Lang College. He holds degrees from Harvard and Oxford, and received his PhD in American Studies at Yale. He is a founder of the journal n+1, and writes for general interest publications in the United States and Europe. His scholarly book The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933-1973 (Princeton) appeared in 2015. A collection of his essays will appear as Against Everything (Pantheon) in September 2016.