Mark Jacob

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General Information

Name: Mark Jacob

Pen Name: None



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Illinois Connection

Jacob lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

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.

Published Works

  • 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

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News

ISBN: 0226089304
Release Date: 2007-11-01

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External Links

Mark Jacob on WorldCat

Mark Jacob on Amazon


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