Individual Author Record
Name: Mark JacobPen Name: None Genre: Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJacob lives in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationMark Jacob served as executive news editor and Sunday editor at the ''Chicago Sun-Times''. He now serves as a deputy metro editor at the ''Chicago Tribune'' and was part of the team that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. He is a two-time Lisagor Award winner and co-writes the Tribune's biweekly feature ''10 Thing You Might Not Know'' with Stephan Benzkofer. Jacob is co-author of four books with his brother Matthew.
*''The Game That Was: The George Brace Baseball Photo Collection'', Contemporary Books, 1997 - written with Richard Cahan*''Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News '', University Of Chicago Press, 2007 - written with Richard Cahan*''What the Great Ate: A Curious History of Food and Fame'', Broadway, 2010 - written with Matthew Jacob*''10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything'', Agate, 2013 - written with Stephan Benzkofer*''10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything: A Collection of Fascinating Historical, Scientific and Cultural Trivia about People, Places and Things'', Agate, 2017 - written with Stephan Be