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About The Author
Mark Bauerlein is an English professor at Emory University. His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997), Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (Encounter Books, 2001), The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardized Our Future (Tarcher, 2008) and The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking (Tarcher, 2011). His essays have appeared in PMLA, Partisan Review, Wilson Quarterly, and Yale Review, and his commentaries and reviews have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, Reason magazine, and elsewhere.