Alan JacobsContributing Editor
Alan Jacobs, a contributing editor for The New Atlantis and the author of the Text Patterns blog on TheNewAtlantis.com, is a distinguished Professor of Literature in the Honors College of Baylor University. His recent books include The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction (Oxford 2011) and The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography (Princeton, 2013). He tweets as @ayjay. His homepage is here: http://www.ayjay.org.