Gavin Jacobson

Gavin Jacobson is a writer and book critic from the United Kingdom. His essays and reviews have appeared in The Nation, The New RepublicThe Times Literary SupplementLiterary Review, the GuardianNew StatesmanThe Economist, and elsewhere. In 2014, he completed his PhD in European intellectual history at the University of Oxford, and currently splits his time between London and Southeast Asia. He tweets @GavJacobson. His website is