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Name:  Mark Jacob  

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Jacob lives in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mark 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.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

10 things you might not know about nearly everything :
ISBN: 1572841532. OCLC Number: 828056810

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"A collection of articles from the Chicago Tribune's '10 Things You Might Not Know' column"--

Chicago under glass :
ISBN: 0226089304. OCLC Number: 77708684

University of Chicago Press :. .

The Chicago Daily News boasted the inventive, aggressive writing of such luminaries as Carl Sandburg and Ben Hecht. It was also one of the first newspapers in the country to attract new readers by featuring black-and-white photography.

What the great ate :
ISBN: 0307461955. OCLC Number: 419801652

Three Rivers Press,. .

A lighthearted pop history of the diets of celebrities and famous historical figures shares whimsical anecdotes, including Angelina Jolie's consumption of roaches and Lord Byron's vinegar weight-loss regime.

What the great ate :
ISBN: 1299143377. OCLC Number: 842964677

Three Rivers Press,. .