Got the Sunday Times, which I don’t usually do, and in the Book Review letters section I saw a familiar name: David English, of Somerville, MA. I started noticing this guy when I was in grad school. He writes letters to the editor. A lot of letters to the editor. Google finds about 10 pages of hits for his letters to the Times, starting in 1993 and continuing at a steady clip through the present. He wrote to the New Yorker and New York Magazine, too. And I thought I remembered him showing up in the Globe letter column, too, but Google can’t find that.
Who is David English of Somerville, MA? And has he actually had more letters to the New York Times published than anyone else alive?